Petr Kostenko is a member of St-Petersburg Union of Artists of Russia, correspondent member of the Petrovskii Academy of arts and sciences . He was born on May 19 1939, graduated arts and graphic faculty of State Pedagogical Institute named by A.I. Hertzen. Petr Kostenko is working in different genres of painting. His scene modes and portraits, graphics and water colors, land-scapes and still-life paintings reflect variety of life.