Born in 1959 in Lviv, where he lives and works to this day. In 1986, he graduated from the Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Art. Since 1995, he has been a member of Ukraine’s National Artists Union and, since 2003, a member the "BG-ART" Association. He is among Ukraine’s top 100 artists, according to the published ranking: "100 Names - Contemporary Ukrainian Art Since Independence." He currently teaches pictorial art at the Design Department of the National Forestry University of Ukraine in Lviv.