Vladimir S. Safronov was born in Namangan (Uzbekistan) in 1939. He lived in Leningrad in 1940-44
and lives in Chelyabinsk since 1944, studies in Evening drawing classes of Repin Institute of Fine
Art, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (1959-61). He graduate from art and graphics faculty
of Magnitogorsk Pedagogical Institute in 1984.
Vladimir Safronov is member of Russian Artist Union from 1983, participant of many city, region
and all-Russia exhibitions. His graphics and art work are in collections of 26 countries.
Now he works for Chelyabinsk Publishing House and teaches in High Institute of the Humanities.