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Born in Kiev in 1980.
Received a high school music and art education.
Graduated from the National Academy of fine arts and architecture (NAOMI) faculty of architecture in 2003.
Parallel 12 years he studied in the Studio of a wonderful teacher and artist N.. Shkaraputa, continuing the picturesque tradition of Victor Zaretsky.
Some time after graduation, he worked in architecture, combining architecture and scenic practices. Currently engaged exclusively in the visual arts: teaching drawing and painting, create a picturesque composition, is actively engaged in exhibitions, systematically participate in all-Ukrainian and international plein air.
In 2007 and 2008. trained in Germany and Switzerland in the field of modern abstract painting and organic architecture.
In 2013. participated in the Venice Biennale.
2013. are a member of the "SLAVA FROLOVA – GROUP"
Many works are in private collections of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, Italy, and Slovakia.
In full of my paintings and graphic works of different years of creation may be seen on my personal website http://matienko.com.ua/
My credo is to enjoy every moment of life and to encourage everyone to do the same. Creativity for me is the unexplained, unexpected, unconscious. The opportunity to hear and to feel.