Was born in Leningrad (Petersburg) in 1949. In 1972 graduated from Muchina Academy of Arts and Design. Immigrated to Israel in 1979.
Education and Teaching:
1972 - Master’s Degree, Mukhina Art Academy, St. Petersburg.
1986 - Senior lecturer at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.
1988-2002 - Lecturer at «Emunah» College, Jerusalem.
1988 - Adjunct Professor, Bellarmine College, Kentucky, USA.
Fellowships and Awards:
1983 - Ofer Feniger Award for a Young Artist.
1985 - Gestetner Fellowship.
1987 - Cite International des Arts, Residence Fellowship, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Cultural Exchange).
1989 - «Kentucky Colonel» honorary title, Kentucky, U.S.A.
1989 - Jefferson County Honorary Citizen, Kentucky, U.S.A.
Mukhina Art Academy, Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), Yad Vashem (Jerusalem), The Negev Museum (Be’er Sheva), Janco-dada Museum (Ein Hod), Mishkan Le’Omanut Art Museum (Ein Harod),
Bar-David Museum (Kibbutz Bar’am).
He has presented in many one-shows, such as: Debel Gallery (Jerusalem), Cite Internationale des Arts (Paris), Horace Richter Gallery (Tel-Aviv-Jaffa), The Jerusalem Theatre, Israel Museum (Jerusalem). He has also participated in various group exhibitions in Europe, America and Israel.
His works are found in private collections in Israel, Russia, Poland, France, Italy, USA, Australia, Germany, Austria, Canada and Mexico.