Vadim Dolgov



Vadim Dolgov is a contemporary Toronto based Canadian artist with a traditional academic background. Russian born he began drawing and painting since his childhood and later graduated from the Orenburg Academy of Fine Art and Design.

His sensual figurative works, high-powered celebrity portraits, and award-winning landscapes made him widely renowned among connoisseurs. His paintings expertly blend portrait painting with elements of figurative and abstract art. Dolgov also produces landscape paintings, demonstrating his artistic versatility. Classically trained in drawing, painting and sculpture, this dynamic artist continues to impress and excite audiences the world over.

He has been the recipient of the Award of Excellence at Oil Painters of America (twice), Gold Medal Award at OPA. His works are exhibited in Museums, including showing in the Tretyakov National Gallery (Museum) in Moscow, Russia.

Major Exhibitions and Awards :

  • 2020 Oil Painters of America OPA Signature Member Status
  • 2020 Oil Painters of America National Juried Show, USA
  • 2019 Oil Painters of America Eastern Juried show, USA
  • 2019 Context Art Fair, Miami, USA
  • 2018 Arta Gallery, “Icons” group show, Toronto, Canada 
  • 2018 Carre D’Artistes Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Paris, France 
  • 2018 Hazelton Galleries, Art New York, NY, USA 
  • 2017 Carre D’Artistes Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Bordeaux, France 
  • 2016 – Hazelton Fine Art Galleries, CONTEXT Art Miami, USA 
  • 2016 – OPA National Juried Salon Show , Castle Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN, USA 
  • 2016 – OPA National Juried Exhibition, Southwest Gallery, Dallas, USA 
  • 2016 – Art Miami (New York) USA 
  • 2016 – Art Miami (Wynwood) USA 
  • 2015 – 4th Annual Small Works Exhibition, Westmount Gallery, Toronto, Canada 
  • 2013 – Award of Excellence at OPA Eastern Regional show, Annapolis, Maryland, USA 
  • 2013 – Gold Medal Award at OPA Juried Salon Show & Plein Air Award, Petoskey, Michigan, USA 
  • 2012-2013 – Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada 
  • 2012 – Canadian Heritage Art Company, European Tour solo exhibition, Toronto, Canada 
  • 2011 – Art for a Change Charity Auction, Toronto, Canada 
  • 2010 – Westmount Gallery, solo exhibition, Toronto Canada
  • 2009 – International Guild of Realism’s Fourth Annual Juried Exhibition, USA
  • 2008-2011 – International Guild of Realism “The New Reality” traveling museum exhibition, USA
  • 2008 – Oil Painters of America Regional Juried Exhibition, USA
  • 2007 – Award of Excellence at Oil Painters of America National Juried Exhibition at Whistle Pik

Galleries, Texas, USA

  • 2007, 2009 – Salon International, a project of the International Museum of Contemporary Masters Hosted by Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art, Texas, USA
  • 2000-2006 – Hummingbird Center, Toronto, Canada
  • 2005 – Westmount Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2001-2002 – Art Expo, New York, USA
  • 2002 – Auction, Graydon Hall Manor, Toronto, Canada
  • 2000-2002 – Annual Auction of Small Works, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1998 – Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Russia
  • 1997 – Traveling National Exhibition, Delhi, India
  • 1991 – Drouot Auction House, Paris, France