OLEG NIKOLAEVICH TSELKOV (born in 1934)
Painter, graphic artist. Finished the Moscow Secondary Art school (1953), studied at the Minsk Art Institute (1953-1954), at the Academy of Art (1954-1955) in Leningrad, at the Leningrad Institute of Theatre and Cinema (1955-1958) under N.Akimov. Participant of exhibitions from 1956 ("The Youth exhibition" in Moscow, in exhibition halls and pavilions, exhibitions of the Union of Artists, etc.). Participant of foreign exhibitions: in Paris (1976), Venice (1977), Washington, Antwerp, Paris, Tokyo, Turin (all in 1978), New York (1979), Paris (1980), etc. Personal exhibitions in Moscow (1965, 1970), New York (1979, 1981), Paris (1982), etc. In 1977 emigrates and lives in Paris.