Hodchenko Lev Pavlovych (1912 - 1998)
A Ukrainian painter. Born in the village of Shymanivka, Odessa region. From 1930 till 1934 he studied at Kharkiv Institute of Art, during 1934 - 1939 - in Kyiv Institute of Art under the guidance of F. Krychevskyy and S. Grygoriev. He participated in the art exhibitions since 1939. Member of the Artists' Union of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1945. Honored Artist of Ukraine since 1990. He lived in Kyiv. He worked in the genres of landscape and thematic picture.