Painter, R. 26.3.1971, Gudauta (Abkhazia).
He studied at the CFS on a speciality the artist-designer (1985-89), a student of EVERY branch of the Abkhazian state University (1989-93), entered the Moscow theological Seminary), in 1995 transferred to the picturesque school of the Moscow duhovnoi Academy and graduated in 1999. In 1999 he was ordained priest and became rector of the new Athos monastery of Simon the zealot (Abkhazia). Works are in the Church of the Trinity monastery in Moscow, a few icons in the churches of Moscow and Maykop. More than three icons made for the temples of Abkhazia.