A second generation art conservator, Boris started young with his dad, who was holding a position of Head of Conservation Labs at the Russian State Museum in Leningrad. Boris received his degree in conservation and art history from the Academy of Fine arts in Leningrad. At the Academy Boris specialized in oil paintings and religious icons. Of over 33 years of professional experience – last 25 years in the US were filled with unique projects ranging from a renovation/restoration of a cathedral to historic landmarks and private art collections. Boris may boast impressive references and coverage in media, including Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Tribune Review, WQED-13 “Houses Around Here” and a DVD release “Samuel Rosenberg Pittsburgh's Painter Laureate” by Kenneth Love.