Yuri was born in 1934 in Tbilisi, Georigia. His love of the arts was first recognized in 1953 at the age of 19. In 1959, he graduated from the famous Georgian Academy of arts majoring in Architecture. Upon graduation, Yuri with two artists formed a group called "Sameuly", becoming the country's leading stage designers. Individually, Yuri Founded his way into Georgian history; as a celebrated artist and a theatrical designer for over 30 years mastering both stage and international exhibitions of decorative arts. Throughout the 60's and 70's, his passions had broadened and in a relentless pursuit of his expression for the arts he entered a new chapter of his career as a script writer, animator, and director.
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