Cartoonist, illustrator, designer
He was born on April 9, 1946 in the Ukraine. Graduated from the Leningrad Higher Art and Industrial School named after V. I. Mukhina
Worked as the head of the department of artistic design of the newspaper “Evening Leningrad”, the main artist and director of “Lenizdat”, director of the publishing house “Santa”
Since 1998 – General Director of the publishing house “Aurora”
Master of the Russian cartoon, for many years collaborated with the magazine “Crocodile”. Famous illustrator of children’s books, author of drawings for many works of prose, poetry (“The Princess on a Pea” by G.-H. Andersen, “Phone” by K. I. Chukovsky in the publishing house “Artist of the RSFSR”, “Crocodile Gena”, Cheburashka and others, in the publishing house “Comet”).
Genuine recognition came with A. Nekrasov’s book The Adventures of Captain Vrungel (Lenizdat 1982).
Participant of Russian and international exhibitions.
Laureate of professional competitions “Art of the book.”
Honored Artist of Russia.
Member of the Union of Artists, the Union of Designers, the Union of Journalists, as well as the International Association of Art Critics.
“Who is who in St. Petersburg”
IN AND. Bokovnya – Honored Art Worker of Russia, member of the Union of Artists, Union of Journalists and the International Association of Art Critics, laureate of the competitions “The Art of the Book”, Professor and Pro-Rector for Academic Affairs of the St. Petersburg State Art and Industrial Academy named after AL Stieglitz