Born in Orenburg in 1937.
In 1954-1959 attended the Pamyati 1905 goda art school of Moscow.
Since 1963 Shelkovsky has exhibited his works.
In 1976 emigrated to France.
Between 1979 and 1985 published in Paris the A-Ya magazine on non-conformist art.
Does modelling and graphic works.
Lives in Paris and Moscow.