Born in 1953 in the village of Dubrovka, Smolensk region. Working as a gardener in the Shchelkovo area of Moscow region. In 30 years began to draw. He graduated from people's University of arts in Moscow. Takes part in collective exhibitions in Moscow and abroad. His work has been exhibited at the international exhibitions of naive art "INSITA" in Bratislava (Slovakia) in 1994, 1997, 2000, 2004 and 2007. Awarded the honorary prize of the festival (1994, 1997), as well as the Grand Prix (2004). Solo exhibitions were held in the Central house of artists, Museum of naive art, the Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno", gallery "Dar" and abroad. Member of traveling exhibitions of the Museum of naive art: "Pushkin's images in creativity of naive artists of Russia", exhibited in 1999 in nine cities of Russia and Cannes (France) Palais des festivals. Works are in State Russian house of folk art, the Museum of naive art in Moscow, Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno", private collections in Russia and abroad.
(Source: website of the Museum of naive art)