Artists / Artist
1926 – 2003
Born on November 12, 1926 in the city of Zhytomyr.
In 1948 he entered the Kiev State Art Institute (KGHI) at the Faculty of Graphics. But not for long. In 1950 Kutkin was arrested by the bodies of the State Security Committee and sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment for Ukrainian nationalism by the Special Meeting.
In 1955, for the absence of corpus delicti was released early.
In the same year, he resumed his studies at the KGHI in the studio of A.S. Pashenko.
In 1957, Kutkin made his debut at the exhibition of works of young artists in Kiev, dedicated to the Festival of Youth of the Ukrainian SSR.
In 1959 he graduated with honors from the institute and got a job as an art editor at the state publishing house “Prosveshcheniye”.
Member of art exhibitions: republican, all-Union, foreign.
Kutkin’s works are presented in the National Art Museum of Ukraine, in numerous museum and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.