Nikas Safronov was born in 1956 in Ulyanovsk in a retired officer family of modest means. In high school, he got involved in drawing, but at that time he did not think about making art his life’s work. So, he chose the Odessa Naval School for post-secondary education.
Later, Nikas graduated from the Surikov Institute and remained forever in Moscow. Since 1973, he actively creates, exhibits and sells his works, and from his first personal exhibition in 1978 in Panevezys becomes known as a bright surrealist, portraitist and experimenter.
Nikas’s popularity was brought by a series of psychological portraits of his contemporaries and his Dream Vision direction. The professionalism and richness of Nikas Safronov’s work are recognized by the state and public awards.
For achievements in painting, Nikas Safronov was awarded titles: