Studied at the graphic arts department of the Gorky Pedagogical Institute in Omsk (1987–1988), at the Academy of Public Services in Omsk, specializing in costume design (1988–1990). Then he continued his education at the Academy of Public Services in St. Petersburg in the same area (1990–1992).
In 1993 he joined the Association of Artists “Free Culture” of Art Center “Pushkinskaya, 10”.
In 1998 he became a member of the UNESCO International Federation of Artists.
Since 1999, his work has been exhibited at auctions at Sotheby's and Phillips de Pury.
In 2008 he became the youngest artist awarded with a solo exhibition at the Marble Palace of the State Russian Museum.
Participant in the first and third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art.
In 2009 he was nominated for the Kandinsky Prize in the category "Project of the Year".
In 2013 his project “I believe in angels” was presented at the 55th Venice Biennale.