Born 01.05.1944 in Dauria, Zabaykalsky kray, Buryat-Mongolian ASSR.
Studied in the Middle Volga and Samara.
Artistic background was acquired through studies at the School of Drawing and Painting named after Petrov-Vodkin (1959, Buguruslan) and at the National University of Culture named after Krupskaya (1969, Moscow).
Currently lives and works in Tallinn.
"The ever-changing lively nature and frozen dead nature on still-life paintings are his favourite themes, he explores them with a restrained passion of man accustomed to discipline. Even humorous situations are delivered with a sophisticated restraint" Eteri Kekelidze