Soviet Ukrainian painter. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. He was born on July 30, 1956 in the city of Sevastopol. The first steps in art made in the studio of fine art under the direction of the artist Zatunsky S. In 1974 he graduated from the Sevastopol Children’s Art School. Teacher – Kovalenko V. In 1980 he graduated from the Crimean Art College named after N.S. The samokish. The teacher by specialty – Balkind L.
Since 1980, he has participated in all-Union and republican exhibitions. He works as an artist of the Sevastopol art – production workshops. In 2000 he was awarded the NSHU with the Certificate of Honor “For contribution to the fine arts of Ukraine”. Lives and works in Sevastopol. Since 1990 – a member of the NSU. Works are in museums and private collections in Ukraine, Russia, USA, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Holland, Turkey, Austria. Vladimir Nikolayevich Olkhov feels equally confident in such various techniques as watercolor, gouache and tempera. His landscapes are invariably lyrical, modest and sincere. With love, he writes out the timid first greens in the leaf “Spring. Razliv, delicate whiteness in the work “The Garden Has Bloomed,” the sea shore flooded with hot summer sun in the leaf “Crimea. Gurzuf. ” Very expressive in color trees on the sun-spotted land – “Crimea. Pines. ” The same modest, but full of self-esteem appears artist in the “Self-portrait.”