Artist, painter, graphic artist. B. in April 1906 in the city. Graduated from Kharkiv art Institute (1923-29), where he studied with O. Khvostenko-Khvostov. A candidate member HO, CFS (retired in 1956). Participant of the Republican exhibitions since 1939. Worked as a designer at the Kharkov theatre of dolls. N. K. Krupskaya (1940-41; 1944-46).