b. 1937 in Saragulka village in the Urals – d. 2002 in Kamensk-Uralskiy.
A gifted painter and graphic artist. In 1959-1964 he studied in the art school in Nizhniy Tagil by T.E. Kovalenko. After the school he worked as a designer and decorator in the Palace of Culture “Yunost” in Kamensk-Uralskiy, taught painting in different art schools. He was in friendly terms with V. Sedov and V. Pospelov, the Urals artists. The portrait in the collection of the gallery is a very rare easel painting by Vladimir Sukhanov.