BOOT, Nickolai (1928-1998)
Born in Pogozhaya Krinitsa, Kharkov region, Ukraine in 1928. Studied at the Rostov-Don Art College until 1949. In 1953 Boot graduated from the Surikov Art Institute, then the Kharkov Art Institute in 1958. Began exhibiting in 1948. He was a Member of the Union of Artists since 1955 and became an Honoured Artist in 1980. Member of the Grekov Studio from 1958.