Kotlyarchuk was born in Kyiv in 1966.
Passed military service, graduated from Kiev State University (Faculty of Biology).
He is a professional photograph since 1986. His teachers were famous Ukrainian masters
Valeriy Orlov and Valentin Dedov.
Kotlyarchuk started his career as a commercial photographer. His clients are
"Coca-Cola", "Reemstma", "Oriflame", "Procter &
Gamble" and many Ukrainian companies. Also he was ordered to make pictures of the
Ukrainian President L. Kravchuk and Ukrainian government members.
Besides commercials Kotlyarchuk enjoys to photograph natural things. The play of light and
shadow, deep colours catch the eye like a magnet. Looking "his own" cadre
Kotlyarchuk traveled a lot in Russian North from the Norway's border to Komandorskie
||A part of an ancient gates, XVII century.