A graduate of Abramtsevo art-industrial school (1970-1975).
The main areas of work – design, drawing, ceramics. Since 2000 member of the Russian Union of artists. The diploma of all-Russian and international exhibitions and competitions. Works are in museums of Russia and private collections.
Lives and works in the city Skopin Ryazan region – ancient center of folk art pottery Russia.
In the work I. Korovay – native Russian tradition and innovation, a deep symbolic vision of the world and virtuoso skill.