Stanko Zhivkovich was born June 9, 1937 in Simferopol, Crimea.
In 1961 graduated from the Odessa Institute of Marine Engineers.
Until 1994 has been with the Black Sea Shipping Company, Honored Worker of the USSR marine fleet.
In 1973 graduated from the Graphic arts department of the K.D. Ushinskiy Odessa State Pedagogical Institute. Along with easel engraving, tried his hand at painting.
Since 1974 started exhibiting his artworks.
1979 - was granted membership of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
1995 through 1999 worked in the USA.
At present Stanko Zhivkovich's genres are still life. landscape, portrait, and themed compositions.
His works are preserved in museums of Russia and Ukraine, as well as in private collections of Great Britain, Italy, Israel, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, USA, and Australia.