Born in 1948, Grew up in the North, lived in Vladimir, in Georgia, and Siberia. He worked as a watchman, fireman. He wrote poems.
Engaged in painting since the early 1980s, he studied for Two years in Absentia national University of arts in Moscow. The subjects of his paintings - love passion in the tradition of "cruel romance", disasters, hunting and genre scenes. Member of traveling exhibitions of the Museum of naive art: "Pushkin's images in creativity of naive artists of Russia", exhibited in 1999 in nine cities of Russia and Cannes (France) Palais des festivals. Participated in the Moscow international festivals of naive art and outsider art "Festnaiv - 2004" and "Festnaiv - 2007".
Works are in collections of the State Russian house of folk art, naïve art Museum in Moscow, the State Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno".
(Source: website of the Museum of naive art)