Muralist. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Honored artist of the RSFSR, laureate of USSR State prize and the Lenin Komsomol prize.
He studied at the MIPIDI at the faculty of monumental painting of G. I. Rublev (1949-1952) and higher school of industrial art to them. V. I. Mukhina (1952-1953).
Worked in different techniques and genres of monumental and decorative art and easel painting (narrative, portrait) and the graphics.