Yuri Nikolaevich Zaryanov was born in 1951 in Moscow, into a family of engineers.
Both father and mother, who studied in Harbin, graduated from the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications. All Harbin relatives who survived the years of repression gathered every summer in the Moscow region in the house of Yuri Zaryanov's grandfather, Vasily Ivanovich Zaryanov (1883-1952). His childhood and adolescence passed in this amazing atmosphere of an almost extinct century.
A great influence on the development of Yuri Zaryanov's artistic talent was exerted by his uncle - Alexei Vasilievich Zaryanov (1913-2000), an artist and architect who graduated from the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg in 1939, a student of K.I. Rudakov, N.A. Tyrsa and I.F. Lapshin.
With him, Yuri Zaryanov constantly went to sketches, mastering the technique of pastels and watercolors.
After school, at the insistence of his parents, Yuri Zaryanov entered the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications, after which in 1973 he entered the Scientific Research Institute of Radio in the laboratory of satellite television.
Participated in the development and construction of satellite television systems "Moscow", "Moscow-Global", "Intersputnik".
Nevertheless, he is constantly painting in his free time. And in many countries of the world there are his paintings. They were donated to the staff of satellite stations built with his participation.
In 1991, Yuri Zaryanov entered and in 1995 graduated from the Moscow Extramural People's University of Arts (department of easel painting and graphics), teacher A.B. Grositsky.
In 1994 he was admitted to the Union of Artists - International Art Fund.
Yuri Zaryanov works in various genres of fine art: landscape, still life, portrait. Many of his works are in museums, private collections in Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Serbia, Yemen, Australia, France, Switzerland ...
Since 1992 he became the organizer of an association of artists - Gallery "Almazovo".