Kozlov Valentin Andreevich (1940 g.) - St. Petersburg watercolor artist, graphic artist, Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, member of the Guild of Masters-Painters, member of the Petrovsk Academy of Sciences and Arts. Graduated from the Herzen Leningrad Pedagogical Institute. Participant of many All-Union, All-Russian and international exhibitions. He was awarded the Dostoevsky medal «For beauty, humanism and justice». His works were acquired by the Ministry of Culture of the USSR and the RSFSR, the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, the Russian Academy of Arts in Moscow, and the Yaroslavl Art Gallery. Also, the works of VA Kozlov are in private collections in Russia, Italy, China, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, America and other countries.