Aleksey SHOVKUNENKO, USSR Painter. Full member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1947; Professor, Kiev Art Institute since 1935; Popular Artist of USSR since 1944; board member, USSR Union of Artists. Order of Lenin, 1960; three Order of Red Banner of Labor; Ukrainia Minister of Culture’s Scroll of Honor, 1958.
SHOVKUNENKO, Aleksey was born in 1884.
1901-1908 at Odessa School of Art. 1909-1917 studied at Petrograd Academy, of Arts.
1926-1935 instructor at Odessa Art Institute. 1950-1956 full member, Ukrainia Academy, of Architecture. Paints portraits and landscapes.