My name is Yuri!

I am an artist, painter, illustrator, cartoonist, photographer from St. Petersburg.
Was born in 1968 in the north of Russia.

I have been drawing since childhood, all my adult life. I create freely. Creativity is my favorite business and my main occupation.

I embody my fantasies in my paintings. My bright and funny characters are born in my head ...
Most of the time I work in St. Petersburg, but I have experience working with the whole world.

In my work, I appreciate the calm atmosphere, the opportunity to achieve mutual understanding between the master and the client and how best to focus on the task. I paint in my private studio in St. Petersburg.

Besides drawing and painting, I am fond of Chinese tea, fitness and playing the guitar. I spend a lot of time in nature, listening to good music - these are the sources of my inspiration.

I have extensive experience in various print media. Many book illustrations. I illustrate books, magazines, blogs, internet resources. I develop designs for souvenir products.

I work in different directions. Oil and acrylic painting, watercolors and graphics, including computer graphics.

Coming up with my own drawing techniques. Learning from other artists.
I am very glad if you liked my work. This motivates me to create new works.

Graduated from the Academy of Arts with a degree in graphic design and photography. After that he became interested in history and graduated from the university.

Participant of numerous exhibitions and international cartoon competitions. I have many awards. Many of my works are in private collections in Russia, USA, Great Britain, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain ...

I am an active member of the international association of cartoonists Cartoonbank. I participate in the editorial board of the Cartoonbank website.

Participant of numerous exhibitions.

Participation in ExpoArt (exhibition of contemporary painting).
Participation in an exhibition at the Haacht Beer Museum (Belgium).
Participation as an illustrator at a literary exhibition in Autun Burgundy (France).
Participation in a caricature exhibition at the Belgian Caricature Center.
Participation in the exhibition of cartoons Pushkinskaya, 10 (St. Petersburg).
Participation in the exhibition "Portrait of a Cat" (St. Petersburg).
Participation in the exhibition "In Vino Veritas" (St. Petersburg).
Participation in the exhibition "Mi Arte" (St. Petersburg).
2021 Exhibition at the gallery "MARS" (St. Petersburg).

Prize-winner at international cartoon competitions.

Many of my works are in private collections in Russia, USA, Germany, France, Belgium and other countries.