Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. Honored art worker of the Latvian SSR.
He graduated from the theatre staging Department of the Leningrad theatre Institute named after A. N. Ostrovsky (course N. Akimova) in 1959.
Worked as an art Director at the Izhevsk Russian theatre, the Kaliningrad Oltramare (1966-1989). Since 1974 — the main artist of the Riga theatre of Russian drama ("bottom", "TV interference", "Conversations with Socrates", "Inspector", "King Lear", "the Story of a horse").
1989-1996 — the main artist of the Theater at the Nikitsky gate ("Romeo and Juliet", "triumph square", "Uncle Vanya").
He has designed more than 170 performances in different theatres of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Poland. Among her works of the last decade: "Sunset", "the ides of March", "Marriage Bal'zaminova", "barbarians" (the Vakhtangov Theatre. Vakhtangov), "Brechtian" (MKHAT named after A. P. Chekhov), "Three sisters", "Uncle Vanya", "Wolves and sheep", "tango novelist" (Omsk drama theatre); "the wise man stumbles", "an Ideal husband", "Mary Stuart," etc. (Theater of a name of tsvillinga, Chelyabinsk); "the adventures of Chichikov", "hamlet" (Academic drama theatre, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia);.
Participated in international and all-Union exhibitions of scenography in the Baltic Quadrienale. In 1984 he held a solo exhibition in Riga. Her work is held in the Theatre Museum named after A. Bakhrushin And, in the Literary Museum of Latvia (Riga), in the Memorial Museum "Yasnaya Polyana", the Museum of F. M. Dostoevsky (St. Petersburg).