Sergey Oudalov born October 7, 1954 in Chelyabinsk. Since 1963, engaged in the Chelyabinsk art studio Palace of Pioneers named after Krupskaya under the direction of Arkhiptseva. He graduated from Penza Art College (1974). Since 1977, the head of the art studio of the Palace of Pioneers. In teaching activities is guided by the principle of tactful management process of creative development of children.
Exhibitor regional art exhibitions since 1987. The main genres – landscape, still life, interior. Characteristic motifs: the provincial comfort of urban households, picturesque Ural rivers (Ai, Sylva, Chusovoi et al.), Forests, rural interiors of buildings. For ideological-shaped structure works characterized by wide variability in the transmission space – from the multifaceted landscape panoramas to strictly delineated the composition of still life. In the work to remove the current two interdependent trends: on the one hand – the development of monumental and exotic motifs in the scale of human perception, on the other – monumentalization, enhance the aesthetic status of ordinary, everyday (series: “Hay River”, “grass”, “Topol”).
In the series “Memories” and “Wooden Sky”, dedicated to the Ural villages palpable pain of the lost human connection with nature, with a leisurely neurbanizirovannym lifestyle. In most compositions person as an object image is missing, but the feeling of his concerned gaze is a permanent component of artistic content.
An important part of the creative method of the artist – watercolors tsvetoplastichnoe improvement “in the raw” exemption from appearance of spectacular moves in favor of maximum purity and organic techniques. Careful attention to the basics of watercolor technique due to the interest in the artistic traditions of the Far East in the first place – China and Japan. The desire to implement a complex synthesis of perception of the world, natural-looking traditions of Russian painting and compositional techniques of abstract art is manifested in such works as “The Road”, “Columns on Chusovoi” and “Veranda” (1999).