Mikhail Kaban-Petrov. Born in Reshety village, Novosibirsk region, in 1966. Graduated from The Novoaltaisk Art School, and later fromThe Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov (Easel Painting Department, studio of V. Sidorov).
Since 1996 has been living and working in Kosterevo, Vladimir region.
Member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia.