Lives and works in Lviv, Ukraine. Born in 1959 in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. From 1980 through 1985, he studied at the Lviv State Institute for Applied and Decorative Art. In 1982, he started exhibiting his works in Ukraine and abroad, including in such countries as Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Belgium, France, Holland and Italy. Member of the Ukraine Artists Union. In 2002, he was awarded the title Merited Artist of Ukraine, in 2014 – the title National Artist of Ukraine. His works can be found in numerous collections in Ukraine and abroad.