Kirill Doron earned his degree at the Moscow Art Institute and was a Professor of Art at the Art Institute of Moscow. He immigrated to the US in the early 1980s and began his painting career, becoming known as a landscape artist before concentrating on still life painting. Mr. Doron has won numerous awards, including many Gold Medals from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum in Hartford, the Pastel Society of America, the Knickerbockers Artists Society in New York City, the Paint and Clay Club, Silvermine and Ridgefield Guild of Artists in Connecticut. His paintings are widely collected and have been reviewed in the New York Times. He has exhibited in prestigious shows nationally at galleries including the National Arts Club, the Phillipe Staib and Lever Galleries in New York City, and galleries throughout Connecticut and New York State.