2017-present MFA New York Art Academy

2016-2017 Art Student League. Classes of Dan Thompson, Leo Gervits.

2012-2016 New York Art Academy, Cont. Ed., New York, NY

1995-1999 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, BFA Film and Video

1986-1988 School of Foreign Languages,  French major,  Moscow, Russia

1973-1977 North Ossetian Fine Arts College, Vladikavkaz, Russia, BFA Painting

Additional Training

2015-2017 Copyist program, Metropolitan Museum, NY

2015 Dan Thompson workshop, Florence, Italy

2014 Steven Assael workshops, New York, NY

2014 Vincent Desiderio workshop, New York, NY

2013 Alyssa Monks workshops, New York, NY

Exhibitions (group)

2017 Deck The Walls, NYAA, NYC

2017 Art Student League Concourse show, New York, NY

2016 Hampton Bays public library show,  Hampton Bays, NY

2016 Late Winter Show, Levitas Center for the Arts, Southampton Cultural Center, NY

2015 Art student league Florence trip show, New York, NY

2015 Spring Art Show,  Levitas Center for the Arts, Southampton Cultural Center, NY

2015 Southampton Town Hall, Southampton, NY

2014 Art in the Park, Southampton, NY

2014 14th Annual Art Show, Agawam Park, Southampton, NY

2014 76th Annual Artists Members Exhibition, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY

2013 North Fork Environmental Council Show, South Street Gallery, Greenport, NY

2013 WPPB Harvest Art Auction, South Street Gallery, Greenport, NY

2011 Postcards from the Edge, Cheim & Reid, New York, NY

2008 City Workers Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2006 Wish you were here, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Open Studios Exhibition, Chashama Visual Arts, New York, NY

2005 Square Foot Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2005 Night of 1000 drawings, The Artists Space, New York, NY

2004 Postcards from the Edge, Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY

1996 The "NY Times Show", Pravda Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Seven plus Five Art Show, Mayana Gallery, New York, NY

1995 All you can eat, Omya Gallery, New York, NY


2017 New York Art Academy Merit Award

2006 Chashama Artist Grant, Studio Residency 57th street, New York, NY

2004 Film Screening. Two boots Pioneer Theater, New York, NY

2000 Official selection NY Film and Video Festival, New York, NY

2000 Film screening. Providence/ Rhode Island Film Festival, RI

1999 Best Film,  Best Actor, Dusty Award Winner, SVA, New York, NY