BATO was born in Duldurga village near the Chinese and Mongolian borders of Russia. He studied at the Moscow Tomskiy Art School. He graduated from the Surikov Art Institute in Moscow. He is a member of the Moscow Artists’ Union and currently lives and works in Moscow.

“…His paintings attract by their light attitude towards life, their style and colouring. It is clearly displayed in his landscapes, in which he manages to express the delicacy and charm of nature. His landscapes plunge into the special luminous environment, testify to the great painting culture of the artist, to his profound understanding of color and space relations. It is Russia that is poetically reflected in the paintings by the artist.”
L.S. Tonkih, the art critic