He was born July 13, 1925 in the village Kapkan near Kerch of Crimean region. He attended workshop of K.F.Bogaevskogo. Since 1945, he worked in the art studio at Feodosia art gallery named I.K.Aivazovsky at N.S.Barsamova.
Since 1953 – the member of the USSR Union of Artists.
With 1963-1978 – the member of the national board of the Union of Artists.
Since 1972 – the honored Artist of Ukraine. Since 1985 – People’s Artist of Ukraine.
In 2010 awarded the Gold Medal “For contribution to world culture” of International Fund “Cultural Heritage” (Russia).
Since 1969, she lives and works in Yalta.