Ivan Chuikov was born on may 22, 1935, in Moscow. He graduated from the Moscow State Art Institute named after Surikov in 1960. His first exhibition was held in 1957, during 7TH World Youth Festival in Moscow. Member of the Artists’ Union since 1967. He took part in the shows of non-official art since 1976. Today the works of Ivan Chuikov are in major museum and private collections of art, such as The Pompidou Center in Paris, Zimmerly art museum, New Jersey, Russian museum in St. Petersburg, and the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.