Born in the town of Gus-Crystal Vladimir region. In the sixties he studied at the art Studio DK VTZ under the guidance of V. Ya. Yukina. Later, he graduated from art-graphic faculty of the Moscow pedagogical Institute, worked as an artist-designer in the design organization CKTB, and the last ten years he taught art and drawing at the secondary school №39 of the city of Vladimir. He is a member of the Board of the club "Flavor," its Deputy Chairman. Active participant in all events organized by the club.
Solodilov loves to travel, go kayaking trips. He always carries a sketchbook and brings out each trip dozens of sketches. Many of them later become paintings. On his canvases, the nature of Vladimir region, Meshchera landscapes, its rivers and lakes, historical monuments, urban motifs, the beauty of all seasons.
The artist works in the traditions of Russian realistic school. It is distinguished by great diligence, integrity, warmth. It is a great help to fellow club. His works are in the Vladimir Museum-reserve, the number of enterprises in Vladimir, in private collections of Moscow, Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Germany.