Vladimir Kush, a Surrealist Artist
Vladimir Kush was born in Moscow, Russia, to the family of mathematicians.
He began drawing at the age of 4. At 7 y.o. he attended two schools - a regular school in the first half of the day, and an art school - in the second half. He used to do his homework while riding subway for two and half hours each day.
At 17 he entered the Moscow Art Institute and in a year a mandatory two-year stint of military service.
In 1990s he came to Los Angeles where he had a show.
He's been living in Maui for a decade now.