Yurii Kopeiko

Копейко, Юрий Васильевич

Graphic artist, painter.

Born Sverdlovsk, 12 December 1933.

Died Moscow, 2010


Kopeiko graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute in 1959. He worked as an illustrator and editor for the publishing house Malysh in Moscow. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Arts and a People's artist of the Russian Federation. For many years the artistís creative work has been connected with the space theme.  He has designed books about Yuri Gagarin, German Titov, Adrian Nikolaev and other Russian cosmonauts.