Vladimir  Tovstik
1949 - born in  Minsk, /Belarus/
1966 - 1972 - studies at Belarusian Academy of Art, Department of  the  Easel Painting, Minsk, /Belarus/
1973 - 1976 - post-graduate studies at the Academy USSR of Arts, Baku, /Azerbaijan/
1978 - member of the Belarusian Artists’ Union  
1990 - awarded the title  “Honored Arts of  the Republic  Belarus”
1994 - the State Prize of Belarus for a series of paintings “Light  and  Shadows”
1995 - Academician of Painting and Vice-President of  Belarusian Fine Arts Academy
1996 - professor of the Department of  Drawing of  Belarusian Academy of Art, Minsk, /Belarus/
1996 - prize of the UN Mission in  Belarus “Habitat II”

Works were bought by the largest museums of Azerbaijan, Belarus; the Ministry of Culture Art  Stocks, Russia; the Ministry of Culture Exhibitions Board, Belarus;  the museum “Zemmerli  Art”,  USA;  Galleries  “Pieter  Breughel”, Amsterdam, Holland; private  collectors.