1975 graduated from the I. Repin St. Petersburg State Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Faculty of Graphic Art.Worked as an art teacher at St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Arts.
An illustrator in many different publishing houses.
Member of the Artists Union of Russia.
Works are in museums in Russia, Europe and in the USA, also in private collections worldwide.
Most important awards/ symposiums
More than 20 exhibitions in Russia, Europe and the USA. Art Transcends Politics (Florida, the USA 1st prize). One man shows in Cuba, Holland, France, Germany, Finland, Mexico
2006 6th European Artist Symposium, Elgouna, Egypt
2003 1st International European Artist`s Symposium, Essen, Germany