Roman Petrovich Marmanov was born in 1977 in Simferopol, the son of a distinguished Ukrainian artist and grandson of a composer, He was tutored in his early years by his father, entered the Crimean art school at 16, where he studied for 5 years. Subsequent studies at Kharkov Academy of Design and Arts under V Kovtun and JN Vintaev . Roman Marmanov works in the field of impressionism. He is a member of the youth Union of Artists of Ukraine, participant in Ukrainian and International plein-airs and in exhibitions in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Turkey. 2009 group exhibition of 3 artists in Simferopol, and personal exhibition in Yalta. His paintings are in private collections in USA, Russia, Great Britain, Turkey, Germany, Poland, Hungary, Japan, France, Canada.. He lives and works in Simferopol.