The native of Moscow, as a teen Ilya Lerner was educated by leading Russian artists. He started a professional career in his early twenties. Lerner emigrated in 1989 and currently lives in Langhorne, PA. He had more than twenty solo exhibitions, participated in more than forty group shows, won important awards and was a guest artist at three American residencies and Fundacion Valparaiso, Spain. His work is included in major public and private collections. Lerner holds Master's degree from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and has taught extensively throughout the US.
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