Student, Academy Fine Art, Leningrad, 1954—1957. Student, Art School Surikon Institute, Moscow, 1957—1958. Student, Repin Institute Fine Arts, Leningrad, 1960—1969.
20-21st Century immigrant artist residing in New York since 1974; left the Soviet Union in 1972 and settled in France before moving to the United States.
One-man shows include Hansen Gallery, New York City, 1974, Wingspread Gallery, Northeast Harbor, Maine, 1977, Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, New York City, 1979, 1979, 1980, Gallery Saireido, 1992, Chassidic Art Institute, Brooklyn, 1996, Duke University Museum Art, 1998, sculpture, Scientist, 1986, Stargazer, 1988, Thundering Saxophonist, 1998, Windows at Tiffany & Company, New York City, 1978-1994, Atlanta, 1982, Boston, 1991-1994, Represented in permanent collections Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, C.A.S.E. Museum, Jersey City, Yeshiva University Museum, New York City, Museum Beeldan aan Zee, The Netherlands.
Member of Union Artists (young artists division).
Married Liz Ney. Three children.