Maxim Vladimirovich Morgunov was born in Leningrad in 1981.
In 1999 he graduated from the St. Petersburg State Academic Art Lyceum n.a B.V.Ioganson (former the Secondary School of Arts).
In 2005 he graduated from the St. Petersburg Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin (in the workshop of painting of professor A.A. Mylnikov).
Since 2006 he has been a member of the Union of Russian Artists.
Since 2006 he has been teaching at the St. Petersburg Academic named after Ilya Repin.
In 2008 he completed a course of postgraduate studies at the department of painting and composition of the Academic Institute named after Ilya Repin.
Since 2008 has been teaching at the workshop of monumental painting of S.N. Repin at the St. Petersburg Academic Institute named after Ilya Repin.
In 2008 and 2010 M. Morgunov took part in the foundation of the portrait gallery of the chairmen of the State Council of Russian Empire and the Council of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation.
Since 2009 he has been a member of “The Guild of Saint Petersburg Painters”.
M. Morgunov is a participant of many exhibitions in Russia and abroad. His paintings are in the private collection of the former president of Russian Federation D.A. Medvedev, in the State Council of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation, in the State Duma of of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation in Moscow, in the Сonsulate General of China in Saint Petersburg, and also in private collections in different countries.