The Sverdlovsk Art School named after I.D. Shadr is the oldest art school in the Ural-Siberian region and one of the oldest in Russia .
|Sverdlovsk Art College|
|City||Yekaterinburg , Malysheva street , 68|
|Status||An object of cultural heritage of the peoples of the Russian Federation of regional significance. Reg. No. 661710769270005 ( EGROKN ). Object No. 6600061000 (Wikigid database)|
The school was founded in 1902 . He is the successor to the Yekaterinburg school of art and industry, based on handicrafts: stone-cutting, jewelry, and lapidary.
As Ernst Neizvestny wrote, the school was created with the financial support of his grandfather, an industrialist and philanthropist. He, here for teaching, was invited to graduate from the Baron Stieglitz Art School , later a famous Soviet sculptor - Theodor Zalkaln . [one]
Sadri Akhun, his pupil, recalled his studies at the school. “ With a pneumatic hammer in my hands, bathing in sparks of showered marble, awakening a sleeping stone, I devoted myself to sculpture forever and irrevocably ” 
In 1987, received the name of Ivan Dmitrievich Shadr .
- Department of Painting (specializations: artistic and pedagogical, theatrical and decorative painting);
- Design Department (specializations: graphic design, environmental design);
- Sculpture department;
- Department of restoration, conservation and storage of works of art (icon painting).
Famous faculty and alumni
- Abaev, Victor Magometovich (1935-2007) - Soviet and Russian painter. People's Artist of Kabardino-Balkaria. Honored Artist of Russia.
- Ainutdinov, Sergey Sagitovich (born 1953) - Russian director, screenwriter and animated film artist, cartoonist.
- Volovich, Vitaly Mikhailovich (1928—2018) - Soviet and Russian artist, graphic artist.
- Grachev, Vladimir Pavlovich (born 1935) - Russian sculptor- muralist, teacher .
- Efremov, Alexey Valentinovich (born 1963) - Russian artist.
- Zalkaln, Theodor Eduardovich ( 1876 - 1972 ) - Latvian and Soviet sculptor, Academician of the Academy of Arts of the USSR , People's Artist of the USSR , Hero of Socialist Labor . He taught at the School from 1903 to 1907 .
- Istratov, Yuri Ivanovich (1928-2007) - Soviet and Russian film artist, painter and graphic artist; Honored Artist of the RSFSR .
- Medvedev, Sergey Gennadievich (born 1965) - Russian artist, Honored Artist of Russia.
- Pavlov, Peter Vasilievich (1937-2010) - Soviet and Russian artist, People's Artist of the Russian Federation .
- Ushenin, Vyacheslav Nikolaevich (1948-2001) - Russian artist , member of the Union of Artists of Russia .
- Shaburov, Alexander Evgenievich (born 1965) - Russian artist, member of the Russian art group Blue Noses.