The honored worker of arts of Ukraine (since 1978). B. 6 Sep 1922 in Kirov, Kaluga region, the invalid of the great Patriotic war. Finished hghu (1948-54), where he studied with I. Melgunov, O. Kudryavtseva, V. Agibalova. HO member of the CFS since 1961. The participant of Republican and all-Union exhibitions since 1960. Laureate of the state prize of the USSR them.T.G.Shevchenko (1977).