Daniil Volkov was born 1974 in Yalta, the son of renowned Ukrainian artists with an ancestral history of painters going back to the court of Imperial Russia.
In 1989 he entered the Crimean art school named after Samokish and it was here that he met his future wife Elena, also a distinguished artist. Graduated 1994. His first personal exhibition was held in Yalta in 1995. Further studies at Moscow State University in 1996. Returned to Yalta 2001 where he has been living and working since, specialising in capturing the beauty of the Crimean landscape in his own distinctive, lyrical style. Participant in numerous exhibitions, his works are in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Europe, New Zealand and USA and now in the Ukrainian Museum of Modern Art