Born in 1981. He graduated from the Lviv National Academy of Arts (MFA: Ceramics, 2008). Following the scholarship program of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland „Gaude Polonia“ he worked at The E. Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław (2008) and at the Centre of Polish Sculpture in Orońsko, Poland (2012). Since 2004 he has participated in exhibitions in China, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Slovenia, Switzerland, Spain, Tailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and the USA. The artist has arranged several solo exhibitions. He has participated in the international symposiums and biennials such as the IV International Triennial of Silicat Art, International Ceramics Studio, Kecskemet, Hungary (2014); Cluj International Ceramics Biennale, Romania (2015); XII Aveiro International ceramics Biennial, Portugal (2015); III International Ceramic Triennial UNICUM 2015, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2015). His works are included in the collections of art museums in Hungary, Latvia, Portugal, Romania, Ukraine, and the USA. Juriy is a freelance artist.