Born in Aktjubinsk, former Soviet Union

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany



1972 - 1977  Polygraphic Institute Moscow (painting and graphic art)

1977              first place citation for his Diploma, "Master of Fine Arts"

1978              member of the Association of Painters of Moscow,
 participates in numerous exhibitions of the Association of Painters and                                            of  nonconformist artists

1985              moves to the West, lives currently in Germany

1988 - 1993  studies at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

1993              "Magister artium" of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (painting and graphic art)

                      Gold medal of the Academy (Fueger Gold Prize)


Works are in numerous collections:

The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg; Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, USA; Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino; Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia; Freud`s Museum of Dreams, St. Petersburg; Hofstra University Museum, USA; St Mary's Church of Cadaques, Spain; St. George Church, Ulm, Germany