Art education at hood. M. F. Ivanov, Kaplica and Bystrenina, Professor F. Roubaud (since 1907. by 1910) and Professor D. N. Kardovsky (from 1910 to 1915).
Between 1918 and now conducts artistic and pedagogical work.
In 1919, he took part in the defense of Petrograd from Yudenich.
At exhibitions participated since 1908 Actively working on the design of Leningrad in the days of revolutionary celebrations.
Member of the CPSU(b). Participated in the exhibition "15 years of RKKA". Moscow 1933