Valery Shishkin was born in 1961 on the Lower Kama. He graduated from the Ural College of Applied Arts and the Russian State Pedagogical University. A.I. Herzen. He is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 1997.
For many years he worked in the Art Fund at the Union of Artists of the USSR, took an active part in various exhibitions in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, other cities of Russia, as well as abroad.
The author’s works are in private collections in Russia, the USA, Germany, Great Britain, Japan and other countries.
Since 2012, the author’s work has been submitted to auctions of Christie`s largest auction house and the London auction Lots Road.