Igor Kruter was born in 1979 in Odessa, Oekraine (former USSR). In 1991 he emigrated with his family to Israel. From 2003 - 2007 he studied at ArtEz Academy of Arts and Design in Arnhem, The Netherlands. He graduated from the fine art department. In 2008 he worked as an intern at Dutch photographer Erwin Olaf. He exhibited in The Netherlands, New York, Russia and Israel. His series 'Karakal Girls' has received great attention and praise. He lives and works mainly in Israel, but he's a regular in The Netherlands as well.