Painter. Born on 9 Aug 1961 in Penza, Russia. Graduated from Penza art College (1976-1980). Teachers And I. M. Kulikov, E. S. Iodine. And Kharkiv art-industrial Institute (1984-1989), where he studied with M. S. Solodovnik, M. A. Shaposhnikova, A. V. Vyatkin, V. I. Kovtun. The participant of Republican, all-Union, international and all-Ukrainian exhibitions since 1987. Taught at the Kharkiv art College in 1991.