Born in a working class family of the Zlatoust plant. One of the best students of the workshop of the cold decorated weapon of Zlatoustovsky weapon factory (1891-1893). Trained as a scholar of the Zlatoust mining plants in the Stroganov College (1893-1898). The first professional sculptor of the Kusa plant. Worked as senior master of the art of casting (1899), his models were cast 22 products. Participant of exhibitions (since 1900). In the early twentieth century freelanced for the Zlatoust arms factory to develop drawings for the decoration of edged weapons. In the first years of Soviet power, his models were made in the cast iron monument to the dead Bolsheviks in Zlatoust and shot the guards in Kusa. Separate models Vasenina were cast in Calah.