Born in the village of Donihe Ivanovo region. In 1945-1949 he studied at the Palekh art school. Teacher - A. V. Kotuhin. Since 1949 he worked in the Association of Palekh artists. He died on 22 APR 1990, buried in Palekh. Themes of works: folklore, genre scenes. Participated in exhibitions since 1962. K. V. Kukushkina stored in museums: gmpi, Ivanovo OXM, OXM Irkutsk, HF Russia.