Victor NIZOVTSEV (Виктор Низовцев) was born on August 29, 1965 in a region known as Ulan-Ude, next to Lake Baical in Russia. He grew up in the town of Hincesti, 30 miles southeast of the capital of Moldava, Chisinau. After the army he entered the prestigious Vera Muhina University for Industrial Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia. He then returned to Hincesti where he began painting for galleries in St. Petersburg and Chisinau. Victor presently resides in the United States.