Mikhail Evdokimovich Tkachev was born November 10, 1912 in the town Kalach, Voronezh Province, Russian Empire.
In 1932-1937 Mikhail Tkachev studied in Tavricheskaya Art School in Leningrad, then in Red Army Officers's House Studio of Graphic Art.
He studied of Mikhail Avilov, Sergei Priselkov, Pavel Naumov, and Efim Cheptsov.
Since 1952 Mikhail Tkachev has participated in Art Exhibitions.
He painted landscapes, battle and genre paintings, portraits, etudes done from nature.
His personal exhibitions were in Leningrad in 1986, and in Saint-Petersburg in 1992.
Mikhail Tkachev is a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists since 1952.
In 1996 Mikhail Tkachev was awarded the honorary title of the Honored Artist of the Russian
Paintings by Mihail TKACHEV reside in Art museums and private collections in the Russia, England, Japan, France, in the U.S., and throughout the world.