Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Honored art worker of the RSFSR(1967). He graduated from the Repin Institute of arts in (1938), a student of M. P. Bobyshev. In 1938-48 chief artist of the Leningrad. t-RA drama.Pushkin. Designed productions in various. t-arts of Moscow and Leningrad.
Thesis in the CVC - sketches of scenery and costumes, the layouts for the Opera "Romeo and Juliet", the evaluation - excellent. The training took place at the faculty of painting, awarded the title of artist of theatrical paintings.