Valeriy Medvediev
Sculptor 
Member of the League of Artists of Ukriane 
Honored Artist of Ukraine 
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He is the author of worldwide known monuments. His works went down in the Golden Fund of Art of our country and are stored in a number of state museums of Ukraine, as well as in private collections of Ukraine, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Spain.

He studied in Kyiv Republican Art School named after T. G. Shevchenko. In 1963-1964 taught painting at secondary school 21 of Kyiv city. In 1967-1973 he received professional education in Kyiv State Institute of Art with the speciality of artist, sculptor, pedagogue. He is one of the latest disciples of the sculptor, professor Mykhailo Lysenko.

He is a master of integral form, assiduously chosen details and accessories. Interiorly filled images of this sculptor are distinguished by exterior restraint and lapidary volumes.

He is the author of various monuments in Kyiv city: to Sholem Aleichem (1997), "To the children shoot in Babiy Yar in 1941" (2001), "To the defenders of state boundary of all times" (2004), in co-authorship with Yu. V. Bagalika and O. A. Radionov), to the Hero of Ukraine Tetiana Markus (2009). Participant of a number of regional, republican, all-union, all-Ukrainian and international exhibitions and competitions since 1972.

Awarded with the medals: 20 years after Victory over fascist Germany (1965), For contribution to the defense of state boundary of Ukraine (2004); with the international honorary decoration for help to the families of Chornobyl "SOS-86" (1996).

Art expert, assistant professor L. Lysenko