Stepanov Vadim (b. 1969, Russia) A renowned Russian artist who immigrated to Israel in the early 1990’s. Lives and works in Jaffa. Worked as an apprentice to the famous Russian artist Leonid Purygin in Moscow. Exhibited in several exhibitions in Russia and has gained a reputation as an innovative artist. Stepanov had an extensive solo exhibition at the Museum of Russian Art, Ramat Gan in 2006.