OK. Officially in love with this work. Found this today on Google Images...of course looking for someone else. The colors...the exaggerated forms...the whimsical imagery...OMG....this is so much fun to look at!
Khalikov creates tiles, bottles, wall panels and figurines. He takes his inspiration from myth, animals and folk characters
Khalikov was born in the Ukraine in 1980...that is about all I can find out about him. He *IS* on Facebook, but it is all in Russian:https://www.facebook.com
In lieu of reading anything about the artist, here are some websites that carry his work: