Artists / Artist
Born on January 1, 1926 in village Banovka Kostanai region in Kazakhstan in a working class family.
Participant of the Great Patriotic War. Port Arthur, Wonsan, Tsushima – the stages of the path of combat Basil Karkotsa – Pacific military sailor navy.
From 1947 to 1952 he studied at the Tashkent Art College named after Benkov, and after its completion – in Krasnodar Art Teachers College.
Since 1961 Karkots VS – Participant of regional, republican, national and international art exhibitions.
Member of the Union of Artists since 1963.
He worked in the field of easel painting. The master of still life, landscape, and portrait.
Paintings of 1950-1970 made by the painter in Kazakhstan, are characterized with endless sky, the haze of distant mountains, gold sands of the desert.
He lived and worked in Karelia (1952-1954 years), Kazakhstan (1954 – 1975 years).
Since 1975 Karkots moved to Nikopol in Ukraine.
He worked in Dnepropetrovsk and Nikolaev Union of Artists of Ukraine.
His works are in museums and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.