Oleg Potapov was born in 1962, in Kaliningrad , Chernyakhovsk..
1982 – graduated from Ryazan Art College.
1989 – graduated from Moscow Printing Institute.
His works are from his many travels in Europe . He had a lot of exhibitions in many cities in Europe and China : Budapest, Berlin, Beijing, Belgorod, Bruxelles, Belgrad, Wien, Bratislava, Rome, Borovsk and creative trips at Polar Circle , Krimeea, Pereslavl Yaroslavl, Paris, Kenozero Lake , Tivat, Madrid and Toledo.