Ukrainian and Soviet artist. Honored Artist of Ukraine. He was born in Nikolaev in 1936. He graduated from Odessa University (1956). He studied at IZHSA (1959 – 1965). Teachers – V. Oreshnikov, B. Ugarov, V. Reikhet. Participated in exhibitions since 1956. Active participant in the nonconformist movement in Odessa. Member of the Union of Artists since 1970. Since 1992, member of the Odessa creative group “Choven”. Oleg Vasilievich Voloshinov was born in the family of the artist. Behind him is an excellent education – the Odessa Art School, and then the Leningrad Academy of Arts. To overcome “academicism” he helped Odessa nonconformist artists. No, they did not teach him anything, but by the very fact of their existence, their inner freedom Alexander Anufriev, Vladimir Strelnikov, Valeniy Basanets, Lyuda Yastreb prompted him to search for his place in the multi-colored palette of Odessa. Children’s impressions – the sea, the smell of shavings in the construction of yachts, hot sand and life-giving sun. It will stay in it forever and throughout his life determined his creative quest. White color, reinforced by the blue of the sea, illuminated by the grace of sunlight – this is one of the brightest, most impressive dominants of picturesque being in the pictures of Oleg Voloshinov. The collection of works by Oleg Voloshinov in the Museum of Modern Art of Odessa is so representative that it makes it possible to feel his search for dozens of years. It gives an opportunity to understand that in today’s picturesque sky of Odessa Voloshinov has long been among the stars of the first magnitude. Personal exhibitions were held in Odessa (1980, 2009). In 2013 he was awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine. Lives and works in Odessa. The works are kept in Odessa, Khmelnitsky, Ivano-Frankivsk HM and other museums of Ukraine, as well as private collections.