Valentina Chernykh is a hereditary artist in the third generation. She was born in 1984. In Russia (Rostov-on-Don) Her B.A. in Painting was received from Grekov Art College Subsequent to that she attended the Post-Graduate program in painting at the Moscow State Academic Art Institute by Surikov. She comes from a long line of painters, granddaughter of Alexander M. Chernykh which his painting is in the collection of Louvre Museum in Paris (France) and she is the daughter of Pavel A. Chernykh which his painting is represented in Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow (Russia). The paintings of Valentina Chernykh are the pride of private collections all over the world. Her paintings regularly participate in prestigious Russian and foreign exhibitions. She has many diplomas of first degrees, prizes, publications in prestigious albums and magazines, a gold medal at the All-Russian exhibition "Young Artists of Russia". She was a member of the jury of fine art at the international festival "You are a legend!" And entered the english book about Moscow "100 persons of the capital". Valentina’s painting «Paradox of Freedom» came in first place in American Art Awards 2018.
Her works combine the traditions of Russian culture, classical painting and modern perception of new trends. In portraits, her main task is to convey not so much the external resemblance of a person as his character. Since recently, Valentina lives and works in Turkey (Bodrum)