Soviet Ukrainian painter, graphic artist. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. He was born on December 19, 1948 in with. Sakmara of the Orenburg region (Russia). He graduated from the Smolensk State Pedagogical Institute named after K. Marx (1965). He studied under V. Petrov, V. Laskin. V.Marysheva. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1971. Works in the field of easel painting and graphics. Works of the painter are widely represented in public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad. Lives and works in Odessa.