Ardimasov Oleg Ivanovich (born in 1936) - Honored Artist of Russia, Professor of the Moscow State Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. In 1953 he graduated from the Irkutsk Art School (teacher A.P. Zhibinov). In 1958-1964. studied at the Moscow State Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov at the Faculty of Graphics (workshop of Professor E.A. Kibrik). Among his teachers was K. Maksimov. In 1964 he entered the graduate school of this institute. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1970.
The artist's personal exhibition was held in 1985 in Moscow. The paintings are also kept in the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin, Tula Art Museum, Chita Art Museum, Kemerovo Regional Art Gallery.