Artyom Balakin lives and works in Penza, Russia. From early childhood on, he was fond of fine art and first discovered his drawing skills in a children's art school. At the same time, Artem participated in many all-Russian and international art competitions, and often won prizes. Later Artyom graduated from K.A.Savitsky Art College. Today, the artist is professionally engaged in painting and his favorite genre is the landscape.
Artyom Balakin is a regular participant in Russian and international exhibitions, and his works are in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, China, Switzerland, Canada, Italy and other countries.