Smirnov Yuri Olexandrovich
Smirnov Yuri Olexandrovich – was born on 3rd of July, 1925 in Kharkiv. Ukrainian graphic artist and painter. He studied at the Kharkiv Art College. He graduated from the Kharkiv Art Institute in 1951. Mentors: M. Deregus and P. Kotov. He took part in art exhibitions since 1953. Member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1964. He took part in the creation of dioramas for the Melitopol and Sumy local history museums. In 1977, a personal exhibition of the artist was held in Zaporizhye. The artist’s works are represented in museums, galleries and private collections in Ukraine and abroad.