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informational site of Artists Trade Union of
Artists Trade Union of
The Trade Union charter was registered on April 20, 1999, on the basis of the Russian Federation law “On trade unions, their rights and guarantees of activity” from January 12, 1996.
The main purpose of the Trade Union is the protection of creators’ rights.
The Trade Union acts in 55 Russian regions and 9 foreign countries.
More than 5300 artists and other art workers are the members of the Trade Union.
Under the Trade Union there are:
– regional representative offices (primary organizations);
– foreign representative offices;
– Rating Centre, working on the reference book “United Art Rating”;
– 11 profile sections;
– the protection service of historic-cultural and architectural heritage;
– legal service;
– producing centre;
– other services, organizations and interest groups.
The Trade union holds the Register of professional artists of Russian Empire, the USSR, Russian Federation and the former Soviet Union republics (more than 50000 artists).
Chairman of the Trade Union – Prof.
Dr. Sergey V. Zagraevsky, painter, art-critic, member of
General Director – Nikolay N. Sednin, painter, art-critic, member of Russian Academy of Art-critics.
Art-Director – Lyudmila A. Dyakova, director of jewelry company “Dalus”.
Art-Director – Tatyana E. Panich, director of gallery “Ardena”, member of Russian Academy of Art-critics.
Art-Director – Ekaterina V. Tardif, art-critic, film-maker.
General Secretary – Olga V. Ozolina, art-critic, member of
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