Soviet Ukrainian painter. Member of the USSR Academy of Arts. He was born in Voroshilovgrad in 1952. He graduated from the Voroshilovgrad Art College in 1973. He studied at T. Kapanets, V. Taranenko. Member of the NSAU since 1987. Worked in the field of easel painting. Participant of the exhibition since 1975. The artist’s works are in the Lugansk Art Museum, other public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.