Zaur Deisadze is a versatile artist who works in painting and easel graphics; he creates illustrations for books and collaborates with the children’s magazine “Dila.” He also took up TV painting, metal sculpture, and design.
Zaur Deisadze received his initial professional education at the Giorgi Maisuradze Art School in Kutaisi, where he graduated in 1959.
He studied at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts Faculty of Graphics from 1961 to 1967. He has been a member of the Artists’ Union since 1976; Artist participated in exhibitions in Georgia and abroad. In 1986, he was named the Best Graphic Designer of the Year, and won international book art design competitions (both in the UN and in the USA). Portraits, still lives, and compositions painted by him in vivid, local colours fill the viewer with an optimistic, life-filled mood.
His illustrations for the children’s magazine “Dila,” as well as the ones for school textbooks and dozens of children’s publications, evoke a special warmth.
The works of Zaur Deisadze are kept in the Shalva Amiranashvili State Museum of Fine Art, the Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, as well as in private collections in Georgia, Russia, Germany, and the United States.