Charkin Serafym Serafymovych (1945)
A Ukrainian painter, sculptor and restorer. Born in Sumy. He graduated from Leningrad Art School named after V. Serov (1973), studied under the guidance of M. Goldin. Member of the National Union of Artists since 1988. He worked as a senior art restorer in Odessa Art Museum. Participant of the various art exhibitions in Ukraine, Russia, Yugoslavia, Germany. In 2008 the solo exhibition was held in Odessa Art Museum, in 2009 Р in Kyiv National Museum of the Russian Art. He lives and works in Odessa. His works are stored in numerous private collections in Ukraine and abroad.