Thesis in the CVC (workshop of Y. M. Neprintsev, 1948-1954) - "Water coming", the evaluation - excellent. The training took place at the picturesque faculty, qualification of the artist painting.
Born in Shakhty, Rostov region. Parents farmers, came to Rostov in search of work. In 1939 he enrolled in the Rostov art College. In 1941, drafted into the army. From 1942 to 1945 he was a prisoner in Norway. In 1945 liberated, rehabilitated. In 1946 he continued his studies at the Rostov art College and in 1948 graduated with honors. 1948-1953 gg - Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture. I. E. Repin Academy of arts of the USSR, Yu. M. Neprintsev workshop. 1958-1961 - works as an art Director in the House of creativity "Academic dacha". I. E. Repin. Since 1970 he lived and worked in his own Studio-house in the village of Cesarino, the Tver region, near the Academic dacha. The constant participant of almost all Republican and all-Union exhibitions. Vladimir Fedorovich Tokarev - artist large scenic talent. The work done by Vladimir Fedorovich, influenced many of his contemporaries. Many of his scenic discoveries have enriched and illuminated the way for many creative artists.
Vladimir Fedorovich Tokarev as an artist and nature is integral. Can't stand lies, insubordination. Did not comply with diplomacy and always spoke what he thought. His life covered a passion for art.
In painting did not raise the "high" themes. But the lyrics of art of the highest standard.
In 1980 he had his personal exhibitions in Moscow and Leningrad. In 1980-1981 solo exhibitions were held in the cities of Lipetsk, Tula, Belgorod, Orel, Rostov-on-don, Stavropol, Ulyanovsk, Smolensk, Samara, Tver, Ivanovo, Kaliningrad, Petrozavodsk, Arkhangelsk, Vyatka, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Novokuznetsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Chita, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok, Nakhodka, Elista, Izhevsk.
After solo exhibitions to the artist almost nothing back from his work. All were purchased by museums around the country. The success of the exhibitions is evident. And in the national press word. It was, of course, the silence talent. Talent bright, powerful, devoted to the art of man. Vladimir Fedorovich Tokarev is long gone among us. But his works, the name always on the lips of artists of new generations. He gave us his sincere, delicate, heartfelt work. Through the efforts of his family, Feliksovna of Alexandra Tokareva and daughter Natasha, survived a small part of his creative works. Picturesque and artistic quality of them speaks for itself. Exhibition of works of Vladimir and Alexandra Tokareva is the memory of the love of two great Russian artists, selflessly love Russia adds to its cultural heritage.