Ukrainian painter, master of landscape and genre painting, the teacher. 06.01.1936 G. was born in Dnepropetrovsk region In G. 1951-1956 studied at the Voroshilovgrad (now Lugansk ) art school Moses Wolstein and Alexander Filbert. With A. Filiberto maintained a strong friendship. Since 1957, Vasil’chenko V. I., the member of the group art exhibitions. During 7 years he taught in the Studio of painting in Lugansk.His works are in the exhibition of Lugansk regional art Museum and in private collections in Donetsk, Lugansk, Kiev. Lives and works in Lugansk.