Traditional folk art in Russia, Gzhel got its name from the village of Gzhel. The village, where blue pottery has been produced since the 14th century. These beautiful Gzhel sculptures and dishes were made by a talented craftsman Sergei Karpukhin. They say, talented people are talented in everything. And this is just about him – a director, producer, artist, and architect. Sergei Karpukhin was born in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. He graduated from Krasnoyarsk Institute of Art, then the Moscow architectural Institute, and, finally, the Higher producer courses of Moscow Institute of Cinematography. Sergei is a member of the Union of Moscow architects, the Union of artists of Russia, and the Union of Cinematographers of Russia. In addition, he is a laureate of the cinematography prize “NIKA”.