Currently Oleg Ryzhkov lives and works in Odessa. He has been drawing since early childhood. His father, working as a machinist, graduated in absentia from the Leningrad Institute of Painting. I.E. Repin and devoted all his free time to the visual arts. Like his father, Oleg chose a technical specialty, but never forgot about creativity. In 2015, he and his family moved from Donetsk to the Dnieper and began painting professionally, constantly learning and improving their skills. Over the years, Oleg Ryzhkov managed to hold a solo exhibition in the Dnieper, several times exhibited in the galleries of Kiev and Chernivtsi, was the organizer of joint creative events with musicians and composers of Ukraine. Today, Oleg's paintings adorn the private collections of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Turkey, Estonia, Belgium and the CIS countries. He is actively involved in charity. Gives painting lessons for children and adults. His dream is to make the World a little kinder, more interesting and brighter.