Chaus Victor Nikolaevich (1940)
A Ukrainian artist. He was born in the village of Yampol, Donetsk region. He graduated from the Crimean Art School named after N. Samokish (1962 - 1966), Kharkiv Institute of Art (1966 - 1971), where he studied under the guidance of B. Kosarev, B. Kolesnik, E. Egorov, E. Bykov. Member of the Artists’ Union of the USSR since 1982, Chairman of the Section of Painting since 1998. Participant of national, international and foreign exhibitions since 1972. Professor of the Department of Painting in Kharkiv Institute of Art. Honored Artist of Ukraine since 2000. He lives and works in Kharkiv. Well-known master of thematic paintings.