Born in the city of Vladimir. He studied at the Vladimir art school. Graduated from the Suzdal restoration school of art (Department of restoration of tempera and oil painting) in 1990. His creative work is characterized by such features as a Mature artist, as the distinctness of composite design, skillful attention to detail and the ability to create finished works. Artist interested in ordinary, at first glance, the motives of urban and rural landscape, calm, quiet and filled with everyday life. These works are kept in the color scheme, the space they built and calibrated by the artist, vtrostepennyh details subordinated to the main accent plastic idea of the plot. Mochalin a lot of fruitful work in the technique of painting with tempera, deepening and significantly improving their skills. Since 1997 the participant of all regional and city exhibitions. Since 1998 member of the Union of artists of Russia.