Ivan Porkhachev was born in Moscow in 1978.
Graduated from Faculty of Applied Arts at Moscow Textile Institute A.N. Kosygin with honors.
Since late 1990s worked as a fashion designer and brand manager in Russia, Europe and China. In his own design studio created a lot of clothing collections, worked as manager on senior and fashion start-ups in design companies specializing on clothing production. Being industrial designer with extensive experience Ivan always wanted to realize his ideas in painting and drawing.
Ivan works in various techniques: watercolors, oil, ink, wax crayons, acrylics, tempera and gouache.
Art centre Exposed presents Ivan’s watercolors. The watercolors technique used by Ivan allows getting the feeling of airiness and real light reaching every corner of picture.