Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. A graduate of Penza art College named. K. A. Savitsky and the Kiev state art Institute.
Since 1964, the artist constantly takes part in regional, zonal, Republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions.
The works of Yu. I. Filippov are in the collections of the Samara Art Museum, Penza art gallery, in the galleries of Canada, France, Belgium.
In 1996 and 1997 were successfully held charity exhibitions in Paris and Brussels.