A gifted painter. In 1961-1966 he studied at Moscow University of Culture named after N.K. Krupskaya. In 1966-1971 he was a student of St-Petersburg Academy of arts and design named after V.I. Mukhina. After graduation in 1971 he was appointed the general artist of the city of Orsk in Urals. He is a constant participant in important exhibitions in St-Petersburg, Moscow (Manezh, Krymskiy Val and others), Urals region (Orenburg, Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Ufa, Tumen, Kurgan and others) and abroad. His works can be found in many public and private collections in Russia and abroad.