Evgeny Yusivovich Orlikov was born in the Stavropol region. He is an honored artist of Ukraine and a member of the Union of artists since 1982. He graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk State Art school and the Kiev Art Institute. Amonst his teachers was the famous Tatiana Yablonskaya. Participant in many national exhibitions. His works are in musea and in private collections worldwide.