Anatoly Sukhorukov was born on 20 December 1935 in the city of Novocherkassk, Russia. In 1960 he graduated from the Crimean art College im. N. With.Samokish. In 1966 he graduated from the Kharkov art - industrial Institute. Studied at O. Khmelnitsky, A. Constantinople. Since 1966, lives and works in Sevastopol. 1966 - participant of city, regional and Republican exhibitions. From 1973 - member of Union of artists. 1997 - organizer and leader of the annual all-Ukrainian "Sevastopol plein air". 1998 - the honored worker of arts of Ukraine. 2009 - people's artist of Ukraine.