Was born in 1955. In 1986 he graduated from the Voronezh art College. Painter, graphic artist, member of Union of artists of Russia. Participant of numerous Russian and international exhibitions. Works purchased in galleries of the USA, England, private collections in Russia and abroad. About painting I. Bondarev say: "He writes not an object, but the air around the subject." The air in the paintings is quite palpable, textured and creates the aura of an object, giving it additional meaning, reveals the essence of the subject.Penetration beyond the colors of the visible world is the philosophical basis of the artist's paintings.