Soviet Ukrainian and Odessa artist. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts.
The first profession is a sailor. He graduated from the Odessa State Art College. Portraitist. Has its own unique handwriting. For a long time he lived and worked in Moscow. He created many portraits of artists of the Moscow Bolshoi Theater. In the 1970s Valery Prik had a number of solo exhibitions in Moscow and Odessa. The artist’s paintings are in many public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.