Born in Ivanteevka near Moscow in 1925.
From 1942 to 1944 he was a regular soldier in the Soviet Army.
From 1944 to 1950 he was a student at the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography, in the art department, and studied with F.S. Bogorodskii, P.I. Kotov, and Yu.I. Pimenov.
He also considers himself a student of I. Repin, V. Serov, K. Korovin and N. Krymov, whose works he studied at the Tretyakov Gallery.
In 1950 he graduated from the cinematography school and began to work as an artist-director of cartoons at the "Soyuzmultfilm" film studio.
He has worked with "Les Oreades" gallery since 1997.
The artist's work can be found in many private collections in Russia and abroad.