Born in 1928 in the city of Spassk in the Far East. Since 1932 he has been living in Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk). In 1948 he graduated from the Sverdlovsk Art School. Since 1952 he has been participating in art exhibitions, since 1956 - a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. At all-Russian, all-Union and international art reviews, books were repeatedly awarded with medals and diplomas.
The works of V.M. Volovich are kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery and in the State Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin Museum in Moscow, in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, in the museums of Yekaterinburg, Nizhny Tagil, Irbit, Perm, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Saratov, in the Prague National Gallery, in the Moravian Gallery in Brno, in the Museum of Modern Art in Cologne, in the I.V. Goethe in Weimar, in many other domestic and foreign public and private collections.