An outstanding painter, honored artist of Russia, one of the most important figures in Urals arts, Mosin Prize laureate, recipient of the Prize of the Governor of Sverdlovskaya oblast for outstanding achievements in literature and arts in 2002. He studied at Leningrad Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture named after I.E. Repin in 1953-1959 (workshop of A.F. Pakhomov). Then he moved to Sverdlovsk where he worked in the State Publishing House and taught in the Art School. In 1964 together with his friend G. Mosin he painted the monumental historical canvas “1918”, which became a great event in soviet fine art and was exhibited on the first zone exhibition “Socialist Urals”, in Moscow, Italy and Germany. The other team work of those painters was the canvas “Red commanders of the civil war in the Urals” (1969). Both paintings are kept in Yekaterinburg state museum of fine arts. Misha Brusilovskiy masterly worked in different genres – portrait, multi-figured composition, still-life, decorative painting. He made over 60 self-portraits; his favorite female character is his wife Tatyana who is the artist’s closest friend. In 1960-90 Misha Brusilovskiy created a number of important cycles - biblical, antiwar and others. His works are housed in important state museums in Moscow, St-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, prestigious private collections worldwide. A big part of his paintings was brought to the USA.