Kolesnikov Vitalii Alexandrovich was bon on December 10in 1957, in Konotop, Symska region, Ukraine. In 1981 was graduated from Faculty of Architecture at Kiev Engineering Institute. In 1984 studied at Kiev Art Institute (Faculty of Painting). In 1990 finished post-graduate course at the Academy of Arts of USSR under supervision of Professor Golambievska T.N. From 1993 to 1996 lived and worked in France. From 1999 he is a member of the National union of artists of Ukraine.