Born in 1937 in
Graduated in 1956
from Saratov Art College. Moved to St. Petersburg, Russia in 1957 and
studied under master B.V. Yagonson in the Repin Art Institute. Graduated
Continued his education for 2 additional years at the Repin Art Academy
under master V.M. Oreshnikov.
Was admitted as a member of the Union of Professional
Artists in 1966.
Became a full member of the Academy of Science and Fine Art in 1997.
Since 1964, participated in all St. Petersburg bi-annual exhibitions
organized by the Union of Professional Artists.
Over the last 35 years, participated in exhibitions throughout Russia
and other European countries.
His art can be found in many Russian museums. Also, his works are part
of private collections in France, Germany, Norway, England, Poland,
Japan, China, Korea, Australia, Africa, and the United States.
His style is primarily impasto, applying heavy layers of oil paint to
canvas. This creates a depth to the painting which is enhanced by lighting.
One year of drying is required before the painting is complete.