The Artist

Victor ORLY (Guennadi Grebniov)

The artist was born on February 20, 1962 in the USSR.
Education: School of Fine Arts (Kirovohrad, Ukraine);
Alexander Pushkin Pedagogical Institute (Kirovohrad, Ukraine).
The artist began his professional activity in 1993.
The artist moved to Marseille, France in March 2004.

Signature: “Victor ORLY” made in stylish calligraphic type with a rising sun.
Trend: impressionism, symbolism.
Other activities: exterior and interior wall paintings, ceramics, book and newspaper design and decoration, paintings and icons restoration, church restoration.

Artist’s artworks are in:


  • Taras Shevchenko Museum, Toronto, Canada
  • Kirovohrad Art Museum, Ukraine
  • Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum, Kirovohrad, Ukraine
  • Zaporizhzhya Art Musem, Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
  • Ling Nan Cultural Heritage Museum, Shawan, Guangzhou, China
  • Guangdong Yuehua Painting Academy, Guangzhou, China
  • Shantou Academy, China

Private collections: in France, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Canada, China, and the USA.

Victor Orly’s oeuvre is an outstanding phenomenon in art world. Artist’s works combine both traditions of a classical painting and modern impressionist trends. Victor’s paintings are easy to remember. His brush strokes are often massive, always loose, sometimes translucent, and full of energy, emotions and feelings.

Being a poetical person with a reach imagination and a fine feeling of the world, Victor Orly builds his own unique art tradition and school.

Artist’s paintings have a unique style. Most of them reflect world of poetry and beauty. There is a combination of time and space, imagination and memories, dreams and fantasies, ideas and feelings.  Paintings palette evokes deep emotions.

The nature and the man, the land and the sky, the sea and the sun, the history and the modern time – these are the codes that represent a creative concept of the artist. They express his striving for harmony, perfection and love.