December 16, 1903
Born in Minsk.
He entered the Penza Art College, but soon left it.
He began to take an active part in exhibitions of various levels from regional to all-Union.
Graduated from the Moscow Art and Technology Institute .
He taught at the Vitebsk Art College.
He painted the paintings "Coming of the Reds to Minsk", "Osintorf". In the post-war period, he created a painting in the foyer of the theaters of the young spectator and the opera house in the hall of the Belarusian Association of the Cultural Union in Minsk.
With a group of like-minded people , he organized the Belarusian Union of Artists (BSH). For some time he was its chairman.
He taught at the Minsk Art College .
He received the title of People's Artist of the BSSR (now the Republic of Belarus).
He taught at the Belarusian Polytechnic Institute (now the Belarusian National Technical University), where he headed the department of fine arts.
He headed the chair of easel painting at the Belarusian State Art Institute (now the Belarusian State Academy of Arts).
March 9, 1971
Died in Minsk.