In 1970 he graduated from the Moscow State Art Institute named after Surikov (Russia). He was member of Union of Artists of USSR since 1972 and of Union of Artists of Kazakhstan since 1991. Since 1981, an Honored Artist of Kazakhstan. In 1998 he worked in Canada. Member of the Society of Sculptors of Canada since 1998. From 1964 to 2000, he took part in more than 110 exhibitions in Kazakhstan and abroad.
Lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan.