In Russia generations of craftsmen have been developing techniques and traditions of woodcarving since olden times.
Interest in this sculptural material was revived among professional sculptors in the 20th century.
Works of art of such masters as Efimov I.S., Kardashev A.N., Ryndzyunskaya M.D., Churakov S.M. and Churakov S.S. (father and son), Sandomirskaya B.Y., Yakerson D.A., Balandin P.A. are honoured with exhibition in the collections of The Tretyakov Gallery.
International Festival “Lukomorye” maintains and develops the traditions of Russian and foreign woodcarvers.