Polyakov Olexiy Ivanovich
Polyakov Olexiy Ivanovich – was born on 27th of August, 1943 in Kalinovo village, Lugansk region. He studied at Donetsk national studio of fine arts. Mentors: Tolochko V. and Zakharov F. Author of thematic paintings, landscapes and still life. Worked as an decorator artist in Donetsk House of Culture. Since 1972 he participates in exhibitions. Held 16 personal exhibitions. First personal exhibition was held in 1974 in Donetsk city. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1985. Honored Artist of Ukraine since 1996. National Artist of Ukraine since 2009. Lives and works in Donetsk city. Works are presented in museums of Ukraine, Russia, as well as in private collections in Canada, Poland, Holland, USA.