Сергей Игнатенко, belarusian painter, was born in Gomel, the Republic of Belarus in 1975. His career began in art school. As a child, he fiddled with paint and paintbrush and made figurative pictures with his mother's and sister's portraits. They were his models. In 1997 he successfully accomplished his studies in A. Hlebaw Minsk High School of Art.
During his studying years he recommended himself as a respected artist and was also accepted to the Belarusian Artists Guild. He grew very fond of the impressionist artists and there wonderful creations. He spent many years for perfecting his personal and individual style but never forgot the everlasting influence, which he fell in love with as a boy. His artwork has a nostalgia and romanticism of a past time. The artworks are in collections in the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany, Denmark, Israel, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Spain, Netherlands, Lithuania, Norway, Canada.