Kushch Vasiliy Nikolayevich (1941-2014) - Ukrainian artist, graphic artist. I was born in Swans of the Kiev region. Graduated from the Ukrainian Polygraphic Institute. I. Fedorov (1971). Teachers from the specialty - M. Ivanov, M. Silver. Works in the field of painting, graphics. Illustrated books for Kyiv publishing houses: Soviet School, Veselka, Art, Forum, Magister-S, Perun. Participant in numerous art exhibitions (since 1971). Personal exhibitions in Nuremberg (Germany, 1992), Kiev (1993, 1997, 2003, 2005), Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky (2000) and Boryspil (2008). Works are stored at the Museum of Kiev History as well as numerous private collections in Europe. I lived and worked in Kyiv.