Biografy. Gennady Kulishov was born on the 2nd of April 1937 in the town of Kargopol Arkhangelsk region. In 1955 he finished the Teacer's Training School in the town of Kargopol. In 1960
he graduated from The Arkhangelsk Pedagogical Institute, history-philological department. Since 1960 he is a teacher at The Teacher's training School in Kargopol. In 1961 he is concerned
with painting under the leadership of I.S. Kotov. Since1961 he takes part in the exhibishions
as a painter. In 1963 he is acquainted with Moscow painters Stozharov, Zverkov and Popov.
In 1964 he works as a painter in The House of Creation of "Painter's Union" Goryachy Kluch, Krasnodar Krai. In1967 he worked as a black-and-white artist in The House of Creation Cheluskinskaya near Moscow. In 1973 and 1978 there were two probutional periods in Pedagogical Institute in Orel (artistic-graphic department). In 1975 he was confered the rank "Otlichnik Narodnogo prosveshcheniya". Since 1975 he is a diplomant and participant of numerous Russian and international competitions and exhibitions of EXLIBRIS. There were more than 10 exhibitions of EL in the North-West of Russia.
Since 1980 G.Kulishov worked at the art school in Kargopol. The teacher G. Kulishov liked his schoolchildren and they adored him. Some of his school-leavers became successful artists. G. Kulishov took an active part in the social life of the region. He was a lecture, a sportsman (the 1-st grade volley-ball player), sang in two town choirs, took part in the concerts performing songs with his guitar, wrote poetry. In 1999 he goes to Italy to take hart in the murals of the mtairoom in the Orthodox monastary of Serafim Sarovski (the town of Pestoya). 2000, a trip to France to the international conference about the regional ethnography. A lecture "The Russian North in the fine art". The personal exhibitions of EXLIBRIS (Paris. Sorbona). He is a participant of the international congress of EL in Switzerland, 2006. Regional rank "Pochirtnyi Grazhdanin goroda Kargopol" 2012.