||Sculptor. People's Artist of Ukraine (since 1978). Born in April 21, 1913
in the vil. of Verkhnia Hnylusha (now vil. Lozove), Voronezh region. Took part in the
WWII. Studied at the Faculty of Working Youth at Kyiv Art School, (1932-33), Kharkiv Art
College and Kharkiv Art Institute (1933-42), teachers L. Blokh, M. Helman, O. Matveyev.
Member of KhB UAU since 1942. Participant in Republican, All-Union and foreign exhibitions
since 1942. Personal exhibition: town of Lozova (Kharkiv reg.) - 1998. Worked at KhSAI
(1949-54), at Kharkiv Sculpture factory. Laureate of T. H. Shevchenko State Prize (1977).
flat 20, 5 Kultury str., Kharkiv, 61058, Ukraine; tel.: 437779.