Was born in 1948. in the village Danilovka. Tselinograd region. Father - Kazantsev Alexander Petrovich - mining engineer. Slivkina's mother Alexandra Ivanovna is a pharmacist. In 1954 the family moved to Miass, Chelyabinsk Region. in 1962 - 64 studied at the art studio of the Palace of Pioneers of the Ural Automobile Plant under V.A. Zoteeva. In 1964-1968 studied at the Penza Art School named after K.A. Savitsky by I.E. Shurchilov 1968-1974 - at the Moscow State Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov. graduated from the faculty of painting, master. A.M. Gritsaya and mast. Yu.K. Queen. Since 1980 - Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. (since 1992 - the Union of Artists of Russia). 2006 Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. 2019 Gold Medal VTOO (Union of Artists of Russia) Spirituality. Traditions. Craftsmanship.