Lives and works in Kyiv. He was born in 1947 in North Korea. Graduate of the Kyiv Art College. Separately, for five years he studied under the tutelage of renowned painter Yuriy Malishevskyi. Beginning with 1976, he has taken part in several national and international exhibits and competitions, winning several prizes. He is a member of the Kyiv Graphic Artists Union as well as of the Kyiv Union of Book Illustrators. Since 2005, he has had his own art studio, where he teaches others. His works can be found in several of Ukraine’s museums as well as in a number of private collections in Ukraine and abroad.