Was born on July 17, 1951 in Leningrad (St – Petersburg) . I graduated from the Leningrad Suvorov Military School in 1969. Then I worked for the Theatre of Musical Comedy and for Aurora Art Publishers upon graduations from the Polygrafic Art College in Leningrad I work as an editor of books and magazines. I am a free-lance artist. I also specialize in epitaphs on granite and marble. My drawings were published in newspapers and magazines both in Russia and abroad. I’ve taken part in international cartoon exhibitions since 1977.