Born in Agapovka, Russia in 1947, Noi Volkov grew up in the Soviet Union. He graduated from both the Grekov Art College in Odessa and the Muckhina Art College in Leningrad, now known as St. Petersburg. He lived as a non conformist artist in Odessa facing limitations and hardships brought on by the Soviet government up until 1989 when he was finally able to move to the U.S. with his family.

 

He lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland and participates in many shows such as the SOFA show, Art Palm Beach show and exhibits in galleries through out the U.S. such as the Irving Gallery in Palm Beach, the Duan Reed gallery, International Images gallery, the Habatat galleries in Palm Beach, Washington, Barrington, MA.