The artist was born in a small village near Kherson at the very south of Ukraine. He graduated from Odessa Grekov College of Art and then moved to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he found a mentor and teacher of Russian classic school of painting in the person of Vasyl Suvorov. From 1998 to 2012 Viktor lived and worked in Canada. In 2012, he returned to Ukraine, where he lives and works in Poltava region. Viktor has an extensive list of personal and group exhibitions that received critical acclaim in Ukraine. He also participates in international art projects and charitable events.