Painter, painter of monumental and decorative arts (mural painting). Honored worker of arts of Ukraine (from 1968). B. 13 Mar 1907 in Melitopol mind. April 19, 1981 in Kharkiv. Combatant during the great Patriotic war. Graduated from Kharkiv art Institute (1927-32), where he studied with S. Prokhorov, M. Burachek, A. Coquelles. A member HO UAU from 1938. The participant of Republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions since 1933. Was a teacher at KhSAI (1947-65), assistant Professor (1949).