On his path to discovering the realm of Paper Etching, Arkady managed to achieve recognition from the Soviet Union's Patent agency. In 1981 his Paper Etching Technique received the first and only patent in the art category ever awarded during the existence of the Soviet Union.
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Below, a scan of the original patent document:

Graduated from university
Belutin Studio (30m wallpaper roll)
"New Reality" exhibitions
Member of the Artists Union of the USSR
1000 illustrated books
Patent (Paper Engraving)
Developing new art dirrections