Vadim Dolgov was born in Russia in 1962. In 1986 he graduated from Art Academy of Orenburg. He achieved early success when his painting was sold at Drouot Auction House in Paris in 1991. In 1997 Vadim was invited to join a group of artists on an inspirational tour to India. The result of this tour, his work was included in an exhibition at the Russian state museum, Tretyakovskaya Gallery in Moscow. In 1998 he moved to Canada. Since then, his paintings have been exhibited and sold throughout the world.