Oleh Petrenko-Zanevsky was born on 14 July 1965 in Vinnytsia.
He graduated from the Republican Art School (1983) and from the book design workshop of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts (1992). He is a member of the Ukrainian Artists’ Union, he has also been frequently invited to participate in various international exhibitions. Oleh Petrenko-Zanevsky has for a long time worked as an art editor of the children’s magazine called “The Sunflower”.
He has recently initiated his own publishing project called “Sima publishes”.
Oleh Petrenko-Zanevsky is a brilliant children’s book illustrator.
Published by A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA in Ukrainian:
- “The Bully Goat (Ukr. edition)" Коза-дереза”, 1994
- Yuri Vynnychuk: “The Story of a Piglet”, 2005
- “100 Fairy Tales. Vol. 1”, 2005—2006, (Illustrated by O. Petrenko-Zanevsky, Vladyslav Yerko, Kost' Lavro etc, The Best Children’s Book of the Year (2005 Book of the Year National Contest))
- “100 Fairy Tales. Vol. 3”, 2012, (Illustrated by Kateryna Shtanko, Vladyslav Yerko, Kost' Lavro, O. Petrenko-Zanevsky etc)
Published by A-BA-BA-HA-LA-MA-HA in English:
- “The Bully Goat”, 2012