Nick Tarasov (born 13 July 1991) is a Russian contemporary artist who works both with painting and photography in St. Petersburg. For more than 12 years he successfully studied the canons of the classical realistic school of painting and drawing first at the Novosibirsk College of Arts, then at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg. During the studying Nick received the grant "Proud of Siberia" in nomination "Hope of Siberia". His photographs and paintings have been exhibited internationally in venues such as the Museum of the Academy of Arts, Blank Wall Gallery, 5&J Gallery and at events such as Reclaim Photography Festival 2017 and Trieste Photo Days 2017. He has been published in the book Immigration (RoHo Press, 2017), Lenscratch, Shoot Film UK, F-stop, Light Leaked, The Passporte, Don't Take Pictures, among others. His works are in private collections in Russia, UK, China, USA.