Viktor Sheleg was born in 1962 in Lomonosov (Russia) near St. Petersburg. Since years he lives and has his studio in Riga. Freethinker, his creativity is based on his personal vision of the world that earned him a reputation as an independent artist. The artist says that his work is inspired by the chaos and that his paintings are driven by emotion and the energy.
Since 1990, Viktor has created more than 1,200 artworks, most of which are in private collections such as, among others, the collection of the famous Spanish soprano Monserrat Caballe, actor Jack Nicholson and Princess Stefanie of Monaco. Some of his works are in Russian Museum of Modern Art.He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions.