Oleg Illarionov is a Belarusian artist. He was born in 1958 in Minsk. His gift reveal itself at his first days of school, when he shocked his teacher and peers with an exceptional calligraphy skills. After serving two years in army, he went Belarusian National Academy of Art pursuing his passion. Through out the years he mastered his skills in watercolor and oil paining. “It will take you at least 20 years to control watercolor properly” – said Oleg to one of his students. Oleg still lives in Minsk, he travels all around Europe and Russia collaborating with artists and sharing his knowledge.