An original painter, graphic artist. He moved to Sverdlovsk with his family in 1930. Studied in Sverdlovsk Art School named after I. Shadr in 1937-1941. One year before the World War II was called to the Red Army in the Far East. After the war he finished the studies and actively participated in exhibitions. He managed to create his very original and recognizable manner of painting using mixture of varnish and colors.