Gennady was born on July 3, 1957 in Tserlevo village in Chuchkovsky district of Riazan region (Russia). He lives and works in Nikopol in Dnipropetrivsk region ( Ukraine ). Gennady Shlykov is the Member of Artists Union of USSR from 1990.
The works by Gennady Shlikov were purchased by the Ministry of Art of USSR, Artists Unions of Ukraine and Russia. His works are also in private collections of the Ukraine , Israel, Italy, Russia, the USA, France, Switzerland, Finland and Japan.