Jurij was born in Sochi, Russia in 1962. During his service in the navy he quite unexpectedly to himself began to draw and paint and had as he says “smashing success” with his peers and commanding officers. After honorable discharge Jurij entered Crimean Art College, Crimea Ukraine. Since this moment he was earning his living by painting.
2009 – Golden Award (1st place) at the nation-wide art competition “Vanguard Art” in Kiev, Ukraine.
2007 - Silver Medal (2nd place) and exceptional merit award on the juried exhibition “Blessings” in Berlin, Germany.
2006 - Gran Prix on the International Competition of Fine Art and Sculpture, category “Abstract Art”, Manton, France.
Jurij now lives and works in Kiev, Ukraine. His works are in private collections all over the world.
2014- Artistes du Monde, Cannes, France
2013 - GALLERI TORNBY, Denmark.
2012 - GALLERI TORNBY, Denmark.
2010 – Art festival “Slavic Art” in Nice, France.
2009 - Ukrainian Art Week, Kiev,
2008 – Art Kiev, Kiev, Ukraine.
2008 – Participation in Fine Art auction on International Art Fair in Nice, France. The auction was conducted by Buargier Auction house of Provence.
2007 - Art Kiev, Kiev, Ukraine
2007 – Juried exhibition “Blessings” in Berlin, Germany.
2007 – Cannes Sur-Mer city hall personal exhibition, France
2007 – Group exhibition “Russian Culture” in Manton,
2007 – Group exhibition “Salon Cot Azure” Monte Carlo, Monaco
2006- Group exhibition “Kiev Princess, Nice, France
2006 – International Exhibition of Fine Art and sculpture. Monaco
2006 - Exposition “Art Contemporary Ukraine», Sofia-Antipolice, France.
2006 – IX International Fine Art competiton in Menton, France.
2006 - «L’Art en Liberte», Manton, France.
2003- Solo exhibition “Unknown Ukraine”, Lublianka, Slovenia.
2002 – Solo exhibition “Poetics of Colors”, Ukrainian Foundation of Art and Culture, Kiev, Ukraine.
2002 – Annual exhibition of fine art, Tokay, Hungary.
2001 – Group exhibition “Euro-image 2001”, Kiev, Ukraine