Publisher: Ancient Faith Publishing
The 2014 calendar features icons depicting the parables and miracles of Christ by iconographer Dmitry Shkolnik
11" X 12" full-color calendar. Features large calendar boxes (1-3/8" X 1-3/4") for recording your important date reminders. Major saint and feast days traditionally celebrated in Orthodox countries around the world are listed (dates are according to the new calendar).
About the Iconographer
Dmitry Shkolnik was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1960. While studying in high school, he developed a keen interest in Russian religious art. Upon graduation, he pursued a higher education in the field of architecture. Concurrently, he cultivated a knowledge of Russian craft art in the form of lacquer miniatures and icon restoration.
In 1979–80, Dmitry began to work for the Russian Patriarchal Workshops (now known as SOFRINO). In 1981 he immigrated to the United States with his family. He enrolled in the Theological Seminary at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, in 1983. In his time there, he apprenticed under the well-known iconographer Archimandrite Ciprian (Pyzhov). In 1988 Dmitry completed seminary with a Bachelor in Theology.
In his over 30 years in the United States, Dmitry has written over 2,000 icons, completed over two dozen iconostases, and painted numerous church frescoes, murals, and wall ornamentations. He is an active member of the International Union of Artists and has collaborated with some of the most noted Russian and American iconographers, including Alexander Lavdansky, Alexy Vronsky, Anton Yarzhombeck, Alexander Cherniy, Victor Kazanin, and others. You can see his work in churches and private collections all over the United States from Florida to Alaska, Canada, Central and South America, France, Australia, Japan, Russia, Greece, and many other countries.
Dmitry Shkolnik lives in San Carlos, California, with his wife and children.