Master of Fine Arts, Surikov Moscow State Art Institute, 1990.
Professional artist, Moscow, 1985—1990, Los Angeles, since 1990. Guest lecturer University Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2000, Laguna College Art, Laguna Beach, California, 2007. Art history writer, contributor Doctor Vern Swanson, South Springville, Utah, 2001—2007.
Producer artistic cultural events Los Angeles - St. Petersburg Sister City Committee, 1999—2003. Co-founder, producer artistic cultural events San Juan Capistrano Mission, 1996—2005. Member of California Art Club (honorary Signature Artist 1996).