Tchebakov studied at the Omsk Art College and from 1939 to 1948 at the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography in the workshops of Fyodor Bogorodsky and Yuri Pimenov. As did most of his contemporaries, he created a series of paintings on various patriotic subjects but notably he also worked as a scenographer for Sergei Eisenstein’s flm Ivan the Terrible. He was one of the ffeen painters, led by Boris Ioganson, who created the classic work of Russian socialist realism, Lenin’s Speech at the Third Congress of the Komsomol, which was acquired by the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 1950. For this, jointly with the other contributors, he received the Stalin Art Prize in 1951. His paintings are represented in many public collections in Russia, notably the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, and the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.