Lives and works in Kolomyia, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine. Born in 1956 in the Carpathian region village of Kovalivtsi. Studied at the Kosiv College for Folk Crafts and the Lviv State Institute for Applied and Decorative Arts. Merited Artist of Ukraine, member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine and the National Union of Folk Artists of Ukraine. Has developed and works using his own techniques of painting on canvas and glass, as well as gesso on wood application. Since the late 1980s, has activily participated in national and international exhibits. His works can be found in public and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.