Graduated from the Ukranian Academy of printing, faculty of graphic Arts and graphic design.
Studied Stained Glass, Restoration of oil painting at Richmond Collage, London.
Practising artist, specialising in Painting, Graphic Arts, Stained Glass, Murals.
Tutor of fine art for 18 yrs, teaching and working with adults and children, Academ of fine arts and Architecture, various schools of fine arts. Courses in in painting, Drawing and composition, graphic arts and various Printmaking techniques.
Shkanov participated in group shows across Europe and since 1987 has been in numerous personal exhibitions in the UK. His work can be found in Private collections in the UK, US and Europe.