Yuri Podlyasky is a People’s Artist of Russia. 
He graduated from Repin Institute (before 1949). Student of B.V. Ioganson. Starting from 1953, he created a series of works dedicated to Siberia. His paintings “Over the Angara”, “At the Angara River Head”, “Siberian Forest” (1957) were awarded the Silver Medal at the exhibition of the World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow. 
Today his works are housed in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, state art museums in Murom, Lugansk, Minsk, and other cities in Russia and Ukraine.