Honored artist of Russia, Member of artists Union of the USSR (1975). B. in 1922, in the village of Rittman ASSR of the Volga Germans. In 1941 moved to Alt. edge to 1947 he worked in the Labour army as a lumberjack, the rafters of the forest. In 1948-72 graphic designer and teacher of the art Studio in the Talmensky district. He Graduated From All. Nar. University. N. K. Krupskaya.
From 1973 lives in Barnaul. Works in genres of portrait, monument. and genre scenes. Created in the cities and villages in Altai region 14 memorial. complexes and buildings to the soldiers fallen during the great Patriotic war. Otech. war. From 1956-participant of regional, resp. and all-Union exhibitions of Amateur art. Personal exhibitions: 1993 (Germany), 1997, 1998 (Barnaul). The author's portrait gallery of our contemporaries, including creative. intellectuals Barnaul (portrait of Hu-Doge. M. J. butkeeva, aluminium, copper, 1998; a portrait of the children's poet Andreas Kramer, the plaster is tinted, 1996). Author monu-Nika poet and writer E. Katzenstein (red granite, casting, aluminum, copper, Barnaul, 1994). Donated to the Museum, art gallery and schools in the region several. dozens of his works.
(the author T. M. Stepanskaya)