Born 1962, Moscow.
1986: graduated from the Moscow Academy of Graphic Arts as a graphic artist.
From 1986: a press photographer for Italian, French and Spanish editions and, at the same time, a proactive participant at painting and graphic exhibitions sponsored by Moscow artists.

From 1993: a member of the International Association of Graphic Artists.
From 1996: a fashion and ads photographer.

1996: the winner of the annual advertisement festival’s Master-96 award for the best advertising project.
From 1999: work on his own photographic projects (e.g. the Beograd anti-war project with participation of seven prominent Russian art workers).

2000 (as well as in 1996 and 1998): a participant at the Moscow-based international photo biennials sponsored by the Moscow Photography House.
2000: a member of the Russian Union of Photo Artists.
From 2000: a photo lecturer at the Moscow State University’s journalism department.
2001: the winner of the Best Cover for Youth Magazines award.2001: a participant at the Fashion & Style in Photography international festival sponsored by the Moscow Photography House; the winner of the Best Photo Project main award for the Portrait of Benedetta Borzini.
2001: the Kodak award winner.
2001: launched his own photo art school.
2001: the first album published called Imperfecto.

2001: named “a classic of the Russian Artistic Photography” by the Moscow Photography House. 2001: recognized by the Kommersant daily as one of the two best photographers in Russia.
2002: the second album published called Impressions.
2002: the award for the best photo project within the framework of the Expo Beauty perfume contest.2002: the Imperfecto album named the best photo album of Eastern Europe in 2001/02 in Bratislava.

From 2003: a lecturer at the Design Academy.
2003: the best photo project at the Expo Beauty perfume contest.
2003: Russian Post Modernism Nostalgia exhibition, New York, U.S.
2003: exhibition at the LUMIERE, Moscow, Russia

2003: exhibition at the Russian Modern History State Central Museum.

2003: a participant at the 40 Views as to the Image of Comme de Garcon art-project, Moscow, Russia.
2003: exhibition at the Cervantes Institute’s gallery, Moscow, Russia.
2004: exhibition at the HAY HILL gallery, London, U.K.2004: exhibition within the framework of the Russian Nights festival at the Art Hall of the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, Cal.
2004: exhibition at the Benshaeb art gallery, Paris, France.
2004: exhibition at the Novosibirsk Art Museum, Russia.
2004: exhibition at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Center, Russia.2004: exhibition at Art-Service Gallery Center, Moscow, Russia.
2004: exhibition at the LEAGUE Art Gallery, Kolomna, Russia.
2004: exhibition at the STUDIO Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

2005: the Cherry Orchard photo album published.
2005: exhibition at the Tomsk House of Artists, Russia.2005: exhibition at the Benshaeb art gallery, Paris, France.
2005: the Moscow Romanticism exhibition at the Wisconsin University Art Gallery, U.S.
2005: exhibition of the Cherry Orchard project jointly with his student, Yulia Bochkova at the JAMES Gallery, Moscow.
2005: exhibition at the STUDIO Gallery, Moscow Russia.
2005: personal exhibition at the Grand Hayat Hotel gallery, Dubai, Arab Emirates.

2005: exhibition at the Grossman Gallery, Williams Visual Arts Buildings, Easton, Penn.
2005: personal exhibition at the MILLIONAIRE FAIR, Moscow.
2005: personal exhibition within the framework of the Russian Movie Week in Paris, Paris-Art-Moscow, Espace Cardin, Paris.
2006: solo exhibition at the ESPECRTO Gallery in Krasnodar
2006: Art London, "Russian Asia", joint project of Inna Khegai and the Artek Gallery, London, UK
2007: participation at the Moscow Fine Art Fair, MANEZH Exhibition Center
2007: solo exhibition at the MILLIONAIRE FAIR, Moscow, Russia
2008: solo exhibition at the VINZAVOD Exhibition Center
2008: "Joyance Territory" group exhibition in the Rumyantsev villa, St. Petersburg, Pskov, Belostok, Voronezh, Mikhailovskoye (all in Russia), and also in Berlin, Germany
2009: "Wayfaring Territory" group exhibition, St. Petersburg, Peter-and-Paul Fortress, Russia
2010: Pushkin Fine Arts Museum opened a section of photography with the participation of Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev, the only Russian exhibitor

2011 : group exhibition at the ART MOSCOW FAIR
2012 : solo exhibition at the ZEPPELIN Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2012: group exhibition "Museum's Centenary: a Photographer's View" at the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum
2012 : group exhibition of the best iconography for Lewis Carroll's "Alice", "A Mad Tea-Party", The Story Museum, Oxford, UK
2013 : group exhibition at the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
2013 – Solo exhibition at the AZOR ROZA Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Vladimir's work of arts were put up for auction at PHILLIPS de Pury in 2003 in New York, in 2008 in London and New York, in 2010 in New York; at GENE SHAPIRO in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 in New York and at HERITAGE AUCTIONS in 2011 in New York.