Oleg Ardimasov was born on July 24, 1936 in the village of Lermontovka, in the Khabarovsk region of Russia. As a young artist, Oleg studied visual arts under Anfisa Burkova. After nine years of training, he entered the Irkutsk Art School and studied under the talents of Alexander Savinykh, Alexey Zhibinov, and Arkady Vychugzhanin.
In 1958, Oleg was accepted into the Surikov Art Institute in Moscow. After graduation from the institute and graduate school, Oleg began teaching at the institute. He is currently a professor of Drawing, Studio Theater, and Fine Art.
To honor his successful and creative works, Oleg was awarded a Diploma and Medal of the Russian Academy of Arts, and Diplomas of the Union of Artists of Russia. The works of Oleg Ardimasov can be found in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Russia as well as in private collections worldwide.