Rinat Kuramshin is a Russian and British artist, ethnographer, public figure, Honorary member of the Russian Academy of arts, member of the Coordination Council of Russian compatriots of Great Britain, Chairman of the section "Ethnographic Art" of the Creative Union of artists of Russia. As Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ethno Art Fest Museum, he promotes the development of Museum activities and the organization history, culture and art Projects. As an ethnographer, Rinat Kuramshin conducts research in the field of cultural activities of ethnic Diasporas in the UK, the European Union, the Russian Federation, CIS countries, Asia, Africa, as well as in other countries.
Rinat Kuramshin is the author of a gallery of portraits of outstanding people of culture and art, who have had a significant impact on the formation of the world historical and cultural heritage. He created portraits of writers: L. Tolstoy,
J. Byron, A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, A. Chekhov, F. Dostoevsky, I. Turgenev,
E. Hemingway and many others; Portraits of composers: P. Tchaikovsky,
S. Rachmaninov, S. Prokofiev, I. Stravinsky, A. Glazunov, N. Rimsky-Korsakov and others; Portraits of theatrical figures: M. Petipa, S. Diaghilev, F. Chaliapin,
A. Vaganova, A. Pavlova, T. Karsavina, V. Nizhinsky, R. Nureyev, M. Fontaine, N. de Valois, F. Ashton, C. McMillan, G. Ulanova, M. Plisetskaya and others.
In the art of Rinat Kuramshin, considerable attention is paid to the theme of theatre, music, opera and ballet. He worked on the paintings of this series in Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy and other countries. The artist was very impressed by the theatrical, staged and behind-the-scenes life of the Bolshoi Theatre, Mariinsky Theatre (bore was known as the Kirov Theatre), Mikhailovsky Theatre (bore the name of Modest Mussorgsky), the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden) in London, Paris Opera (Grant Opera) and other theatres and creative collectives of Russia and Europe.
Rinat Kuramshin has awards of state and public organizations of Russia, Great Britain and other countries.
Gratitude of the Cambridge Central Asian Forum, United Kingdom
Gratitude of the Coordination Council of Russian compatriots of Great Britain
Gratitude of the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in the UK
Diploma of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Diploma of the Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo
Gratitude of the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the Russian Federation
Silver Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts
Gold Medal of the Creative Union of artists of Russia
Gratitude of the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation
Gratitude of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan
Medal "Patriot of Russia", Rosvoencenter
Cross "For the perpetuation of the memory of the Patriotic War of 1812", the State Commission of the Russian Federation
Medal "On the 110th anniversary of Musa Jalil" of the Republic of Tatarstan
Medal "Alisher Navoi" of the Uzbek Congress in the Russian Federation
Diploma of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan
Diploma of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bashkortostan
Diploma of the Governor of the Moscow Region
Album "Classics and modernity" By Rinat Kuramshin