Sharaev Maxim Gennadievich. He was born on July 9, 1963 in the city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia. He graduated from the Art School. Surikov (5 years), Art College. Surikov (4 years), Art Institute. Surikov, on the branches "easel graphics" and "graphic design" (higher education, not complete). Member of the Creative Union of Artists. Participated in many exhibitions in Krasnoyarsk and Moscow. One of the exhibitions in Moscow was part of a project organized by Marat Gelman - "Cultural heroes of the 21st century".
Interests in the visual arts - graphics and painting, which could fit into the modern world context, in all its diversity. Interests - hyperrealism, abstract and figurative expressionism, comic art. From the latter - the European graphic novel (La bande dessinee). The graphic novel "1949 Shanghai" is published by the publishing house Altgraph. The main technique of work execution - toned cardboard size 70/100 cm, ink, pen, gel pen, white and colored pencils, acrylic, tempera, watercolor, oil, assemblage.