Soviet Ukrainian painter and graphic artist. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts.
Kruzhkov Ilya Markovich was born in 1909 in the town of Uman, Cherkasy region. In 1941 he graduated from the Kiev Art Institute. He studied under F. Krichevsky, K. Yeleva, S. Grigoriev. He worked in the field of posters and easel painting. Honored Art Worker of Ukraine since 1969. Member of NSU. Lived and worked in Kiev.