Bachelor, Art College, Dnepropetrovsk, 1955; postgraduate, Commercial and Industrial Arts Institute, Leningrad, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1955-1956; Master of Fine Arts, Kharkov Institute Fine Arts, Ukraine, 1962.
Artist, Art Company, Ukraine, 1962-1975; artist, Rust Craft Greeting Company, Dedham, Massachusetts, 1977-1980; represented by, Worldwide Art Resources and Desigh, Harbor Springs, Michigan represented by, Marin Price Galleries, Chicago and Chevy Chase, Maryland. represented by, Turner Art Gallery, Creative Resource and Imaging Gallery, Denver.
Member Pastel Society of America (signature member. Klimberger award, Joseph V. Giffuni Memorial/Best in Show award), Pastel Society North Florida (signature. Award of Excellence 1992, Best in Show awards 1996, 2000), Copley Society Boston, Cassat Pastel Society, Oil Painters American (signature), Knickerbocker Artists United States of America.
Son of Boris and Faína (Khromchenko) D. M. Larisa Metrikina, October 19, 1958. 1 child, Elena.