Born on February 8, 1944 in the city of Kirovograd. Father S. Gorbenko. He graduated from Odessa State Art College named after M. Grekov (1970), South Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after K. Ushinsky (1982). Specialty teachers are V. Savransky, Y. Kirichek, V. Geghamyan, M. Bozhi, A. Nedoshitko. Painter. The author of landscapes, still lifes, portraits. Member of the National Union of Artists (1977). Honored Artist of Ukraine (2002). People's Artist of Ukraine (2011). Awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Union of Artists of Bulgaria.