Born Rossen Raytchev Raykov in Bulgaria in 1964, he began painting at the age of six. By age nine, he was introduced to oil painting techniques in local masters' studios. At 19 he became a member of the Bulgarian Artist association. He graduated cum laude from Sofia Fine Art Academy. In his senior year he was selected among 2,000 artists to be represented by a Japanese dealer in Japan.
For the next five years Rossin was commissioned to do numerous portraits of business and political luminaries. His portrait commissions and solo exhibitions have taken him to France, England, Germany, Belgium, Greece and the Middle East. Important commissions include the both U.S. presidents Bush, presidents of Bulgaria and Cyprus, and the Lebanese Patriarch (which hangs in the Vatican) as well movie stars and international sports figures.
In 2001 Rossin relocated to the US where he has now created more than 280 portraits. Rossin joined Rotary in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1998. Today he and his family live in Atlanta and he is member of the Rotary Club of Atlanta.