Born In Palekh. Hereditary icon painter. Worked in icon painting workshop.GN M.Safonova. Member of artel of ancient painting since November 1, 1926. Died 13 Sep 1949, buried in Palekh. Themes of works: folklore, literature, genre scenes. Participant of exhibitions since 1932. I. V. Vakurova stored in the State Museum of Palekh art, the all-Russian Museum of decorative-applied and folk art.