He was born in 1952 in Primorskyi region (Russia). Painter, designer, teacher. Honored Artist of Ukraine (2008). Member of the NAU (2002). He graduated from the Latvian State Academy of Arts named after T. Zalkalna (1977). Works as a senior lecturer at the Department of Design of Khmelnytskyi National University (from 2003-2013). Exhibitor since 1986.