Soviet Ukrainian artist, painter. Honored Artist of Ukraine. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. He was born on January 23, 1930 in with. Mashlikino of the Rostov Region (Russia). He graduated from the Lugansk Art College in 1954. Teachers by profession: A. Filbert, T. Kapanets. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1980. Honored Artist of Ukraine since 2007. Member of the regional (1955), All-Russian (1962), All-Union (1989) and international (2003) art exhibitions. Participated in more than 30 all-Ukrainian exhibitions. Personal exhibitions: about 10 in Lugansk, Kiev (2005). Works in the field of easel painting. The works are kept in the Lugansk Regional Art Museum, the Lugansk Regional Museum of Local History, the Museum of History and Culture of Lugansk, the Literary Museum of V.I. Dal (Lugansk), the Police Museum (Lugansk), the Stakhanov Historical and Art Museum, the M. Voloshin Gallery (Koktebel) Ukrainian National Museum (Chicago). The main works: “In the deep mines” (1969), “The perforators of the brigade Kochergin” (1978), “Alexey Stakhanov” (1980), “Power” (1993), “The Marigolds” (1999), “My grandsons are my pumpkins, marigolds and apples “(2002),” Grace in the shade of trees “(2003),” Wildflowers “(2005),” Hot Old Wastewater “(2007).