Velichko Boris Yurievich was born in 1958 in the city of Kerch, Crimean region.
Now he lives in the village of Palekh, Ivanovo region.
In 1981 Boris Velichko graduated from the Palekh Art School. His teachers were Yu.A. Brovkin, A.V. Gordeev, and K.S. Semaikin. His graduation project was the miniature "Alyona Arzamaskaya".
Velichko used to work at the Union of Palekh artists and taught at Palekh Art School. His works can be seen in the State Museum of Palekh Art, the Plyos Museum, and also in private collections in the USA and Germany.
Boris paints his works in the traditions of Palekh School using tempera paints and acryl. He is also interested in wall painting. His favorite themes to depict are historical subjects, genre scenes, folklore and fairy-tales.
Working on a lacquered miniature Boris always tries to convey people positive emotions through his work. He prefers to use in painting cold tones such as blue, green and ochre.
Boris applies in painting his personal techniques of art. He thinks his works are notable for thinness of painting, coloring, decorative design and peculiar execution.
Painting of I.I. Golikov, P.D. Bazhenov, I.P. Vakurov, A.I. Kuingi, Korovin S.A. and I.I. Levitan had a great influence on the Artist creativity.
In his free time Boris likes to work in his kitchen garden and go fishing.
The artist hopes his works will bring pleasure and kindness to people, and also he wishes all admirers of the art of lacquered miniature painting health, happiness, and kindness with all his heart.