Sergey Zarva was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from the Grekov Art Institute, Odessa and has since participated in numerous exhibitions in his home country. He has previously been included in both solo and group shows held at Regina Gallery, Moscow and was a participant in the famous Ostalgia exhibition at the New Museum, New York in 2011. In 2013 Zarva's works were presented at the main project of the 55th Venice Biennale curated by Massimiliano Gioni. The artist lives and works in Odessa.