Short Biography

  • — Born on 1 October 1946 in Krasny Liman, Ukraine
  • — Got the first camera in 1958, started doing photography straight after
  • — From 1961 to 1965 studied in Slavyanskiy technical college
  • — Soviet army since 1965 to 1968 (Tbilisi, Yerevan)
  • — From 1969 to 1974 - studied in Kharkov Polytechnical Institute
  • — 1979-1985 - studied in Saint Petersburg Imperial Academy of Arts
  • — In 1974-1976 started a famous art group "Vremya group" ("Time") in Kharkov
  • — From 1971 to 1985 worked as a correspondent for "TASS", "Evening Kharkov", "Red Flag", Kharkov advertising combine
  • — In 1990-1993 together with Aleksandr Maziuk opens up the first USSR private gallery in Tallinn, Estonia - "MRK"
  • — From 1994 to 2001 - managing director of the stock photo agency - "Rupincom"
  • — Died in Vilnius, Lithuania aged 62

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