Oleh Shulzhenko ( born April 29, 1996), known professionally as Abel Rain, as a Ukrainian artist, singer, songwriter and model based in New York City.

Music & Arts:

Growing up Abel was studying arts in Mykola Leontovych school in Kharkiv for 7 years. After moving to Kiev he continued to study for graphic designs in Borys Grynchenko University. Abel grew up listening to artists and bands such as: Queen, Metallica, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, Depeche Mode, Nirvana, Madonna and Bronski Beat; who all influenced him. At 15 he already released a couple of his own songs.


Starred model career in early childhood. Walked on European runways and worked with many European photographers and designers. After moving to Switzerland in 2015 he stopped working in fashion business for a while. After traveling the world he settled in New York City where continued to work in fashion industry.