Fedor Klimenko born May 22, 1937 in v.Nikolaevka, Dnepropetrovsk region, Ukraine. Painter, pencil artist. People's Artist of Ukraine. Member of the USSR Artists' Union since 1965. Finished Dnepropetrovsk State Art School in 1961, teachers - M.Pogribnyak, O.Kukr, M.Borovskiy, M.Rodzin. Participate in art exhibitions since 1959. Works of art are kept in art museums of Dnepropetrovsk, Chernigov, Kiev ethnography museum and others, in foreign private collections.