Gennady Shlykov, a member of the Russian Union of Artists since 1990, was born on July 3, 1957, in the Ryazan region, Russia. He is a self-taught artist and never studied painting or graduated from an art school of any kind.
Gennady Shlykov took part in numerous national and international exhibitions. Since 1996, he is a permanent member of the Art-Manezh.
Moscow’s Manezh Exhibiton Center — ART MANEZH — is one of Russia’s biggest public art exhibitions. Several hundred Russian artists, both amateur and professional, exhibit their works there.
These days, Shlykov’s works grace private art collections in Russia, Ukraine, Israel, Italy, Poland, USA, Canada, France, Switzerland, Finland and Japan. A number of his paintings were purchased by Ministries of Culture of Russian Federation and Ukraine.
Gennady Shlykov lives and works in Nikopol, Ukraine.