Born in 1952 in Moscow. 1982 graduated from Moscow GOV't. khudozh. Institute. V. I. Surikov (in the workshops of D. Mochalskogo and A. Fomkina). He took his PhD in 1984 1983-85 Taught painting at MHGI them. V. I. Surikov. Member of artists Union of Russia since 1983 Since 1982 member of all-Union, national and group exhibitions, exhibitions of the Academy of Arts of Russia. 1989-personal exhibitions in Russia, UK, Spain, Japan, Cyprus, India and other countries. Works in the genres: easel painting, portrait, landscape, still life. Paintings are in museums and private collections in Russia, England, Japan, Spain, France, USA, Cyprus and other countries.