B. March 10, 1922 in the village Alekseevskoe of the Altai territory. — um. 17 APR 1987 in Kharkiv. Combatant during the great Patriotic war. Graduated from the Frunze art school (1937-40), where he studied with I. Gruzdeva, V. Rusanova. HO member of the CFS since 1970. The participant of Republican exhibitions since 1963.