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Ari Roussimoff


"Cossack On Horseback In Red" | 2015 | Acrylic on Canvas | 20" x 16"


Ari Roussimoff is a critically acclaimed international painter and film director known his paintings of Russian, Ukrainian, Jewish, and other fantasy-rich themes.


Roussimoff has also lead a distinguished career as a director of motion pictures. His first full-length feature film was the critically acclaimed surrealist horror movie, �SHADOWS IN THE CITY�.

In over 80 exhibitions worldwide, Roussimoff's work has been features in



The Bucharest Rumania Museum

The Nicholas Roerich Museum

Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library and Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts Galleries

M.L. International Gallery of Fine Arts

A & J Galleries

The Peter Fingesten Gallery-Pace University 

Arma Galleries

Galerie Ehmer

Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery-Frostburg State University

The Theodor Herzel Institute

Evangelical Lutheran Church

Weintraub Gallery

Ukrainie Club Gallery


Anthology Film Archives


Among the many who have lauded Ari Roussimoff's paintings were the modern masters Marc Chagall and Oskar Kokoschka.


 Most recently, Mr Roussimoff won the Phantom of the Movies� award for Best Documentary of 1999 for his incredible film, �FREAKS UNCENSORED�.


Considered by critics and audiences alike as the best ever documentary about Circus Sideshow Performers, �FREAKS UNCENSORED� was just listed by the esteemed Facets Movie Lovers Video Guide as one of THE BEST DOCUMENTARY MOVIES OF ALL TIME!


Ari Roussimoff has meshed his life as a painter and a filmmaker in a way that has not been done before. His paintings are in many fine collections throughout the world.

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