Honored artist of the Ukrainian SSR. He was born in Odessa. Until 1947 he studied at the OXY T. Fraerman and N. Pavlyuk. In 1953 he graduated from the KHI (in S. Grigoriev). Member of the Odessa organization of the CFS in 1959 (member of the Union of artists of the USSR). Honored artist of the USSR since 1972. Became famous as a master of thematic painting. Lived and worked in Odessa.