Gennady Zavizionny was born in 1938 in the Semipalatinsk Province of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
He graduated with brilliant results from the art school in Ashgabad. Then he became a student of a Moscow institute, which he completed with a diploma in monumental decorative arts. When a student, Gennady Zavizionny was frequently commissioned by his chair to make orders of the government: presents for diplomatic representations in Moscow and abroad.
After he received his diploma Gennady Zavizionny moved to Kazakhstan. For some period of time he worked as monumentalist artist.
His multiple canvasses are very well known and sold throughout the world. His collections can be found in Toronto (Canada), Washington (USA), in England, Belgium, Turkey, Italy, Arab Emirates, and Austria.