Great-granddaughter of the Opera singer Lawrence D. Donskogo (1858-1917) artist Vera Donskaya-Hilko was born on may 6, 1964 in Leningrad. Mom Lobastova Inna - economist, Pope Lobastov Vasily Pavlovich - senior engineer at the Academy of Sciences, released devices for space ships, WWII veteran, maternal grandmother Donskaya Maria Nikolaevna - the teacher of Russian and literature, the maternal grandfather Bushnev Alexander, Director of the village school.
Vera graduated from a secondary school and an art school majoring in fabric painting and weaving . In 1983 she graduated from the industrial College of building materials and details with a degree in architecture.
With 1983 for 1989 has received fundamental technological preparation at the Deserved artist of RSFSR Yuri Ivanovich Skorikova and artist academic areas, graduate of the Academy of fine Arts and student Skorikova Yu. I. Viktor Pavlovich Korobeynikov. Since 1996 she studied hermeneutics of art with the artist