Boris Olshanskiy was born in Tambov in 1956.
Graduated from the Penza Art College and the Moscow State Institute of Painting of V.I.Surikov.
Took part in local, regional, republican and international exhibitions since 1983.
Member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 1989.
The main themes of Boris Olshanskiy's artworks are the Vedic times of Russia and legends of the Slavs.