Sergey Kovalenko was born in 1980, in Ukraine. In 2011 he graduated from the Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts, faculty of easel painting, workshop of national artist V. Chaus. At that moment, he was one of the teachers in the Kharkov State Academy of Design and Arts.
Sergey is known for his compositionally-exciting and colourful still lifes as well as his plein air sketches of landscapes in Carpatia and Crimea, all of which are approached with bold but light brushwork.
The artist is a regular participant in Ukrainian and international exhibitions, his paintings are in private collections in Russia, Ukraine, USA, China and Europe.