Honored artist of Russia, native of Ekaterinburg. He studied in Sverdlovsk Art School in 1950-1955 under the tutelage of G.P. Gaev, F.K. Shmelev. In 1961 he graduated from Leningrad institute of paintings, sculpture and architecture named after I.E. Repin. Vladimir Bushkov is a pupil of B.S. Ugarov, A.A. Debler, Pen Varlen, he studied in the studio of professor I.A. Serebryaniy. A member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1967. The works by Vladimir Bushuev are kept in important national and international collections.