Leonid Stroganov is a graphic designer and book illustrator, was born in 1979 in Leningrad, USSR (presently Saint Petersburg, Russia).
He graduated both from the Art College named after Nicholas Roerich in 1999 and the Institute of Applied Art in 2002 with the excellent marks. Since same year he has been a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. He was tutored in etching and engraving by famous artists Alexander Durandin and Oleg Yahnin and also trained in Institute of Tamarind (USA) in 2006.
Currently he is a free-lance artist, successfully performing in the graphic art and book design fields and has been teaching since 2005. Stroganov has been creating bookplates since 2000 and since that time he has made about a hundred bookplates up on private orders across the world.
He has been an exhibitor into International Congresses of Ex-Libris FISAE since 2002.
Leonid Stroganov was a medalist of the National Festival of Graphic Arts and a special prize winner of competition of young artists (House of graphic Art, Moscow, 2008).
The works of Leonid now can be found in The Hermitage Library and Public Library of Saint-Petersburg (Russia), The Boston Public Library (USA), State Museum of Vologda (Russia), Museum of Modern Graphic in Sint-Niklaas (Belgium), in private collections of Europe and United States.
Diploma at “New Names” (Saint-Petersburg), 2002
Diploma at the 1st Congress of Russian Ex-libris, september, 2004
Special award of Vologda Art Center. 2004
International ex-libris competition "Barselona-2000" Barselona. Spain
Festival “Culture of Saint-Petersburg”, Helsinki, Finland
9th International Biennale of small forms and ex-libris. Ostrow Wielkopolski. Poland
13th International Biennale of ex-libris. Sint-Niklaas. Belgium
3rd Trienale of Graphic. Havirov.Chech Republic
1st Biennale of Graphic. Saint-Petersburg. Russia
19th Biennale of Graphic. Malbork. Poland
29th Congress of Ex-libris and Graphics. Denmark
10th International Biennale of small forms and ex-libris. Ostrow Wielkopolski. Poland
14th International Biennale of ex-libris. Sint-Niklaas. Belgium
International Exibition of Ex-libris on Subject. “Events, people”. Saint-Petersburg. Russia
4th Trienale of Ex-libris. Bratislava. Slovakia
2nd Biennale of Graphic. Saint-Petersburg. Russia
20th Biennale of Graphic. Malbork. Poland
October 2003 – Russian Center. Helsinki. Finland
November 2003 - Gallery “Borey”. Saint-Petersburg. Russia.
October 2004 – Gallery Delafontaine. Geneva. Switzerland