(Russia 1962 - - -)
BiographyBorn in Orenburg, Russia in 1962, Vadim Dolgov attended the Orenburg State Institute of Art. Following graduation, Dolgov remained in Russia to launch his professional career, with his first major success occurring in 1991, when the highly esteemed Parisian auction house Hôtel Drouot auctioned one of his pieces. Soon after, Dolgov was selected to tour India where he had to create and exhibit artwork. Upon his return, he was bestowed with the honor of showing his work at the State Tretyakovskaya Gallery in Moscow, which houses the most impressive and valuable collection of Russian fine art in the world. After moving to Canada, Dolgov’s career continued to grow and he has now developed a unique contemporary style. He has exhibited at Art Wynwood (2016), Art Southampton (2015), Art Toronto (2012-2014), and Artexpo New York (2001-2002). He has also been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Oil Painters of America Juried Salon Show Winner (2013), the American Art Collector Magazine Award of Excellence (2013), and the Holbein Artist Materials Award of Excellence at the 16th National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America (2007). Over the past several years, Dolgov’s work has been recognized by some of the finest private and corporate collectors.