Anatoly N. Yanev was born on 15 December 1945 in the village of Mitrofanovka novhorodkivs'kyi district of Kirovograd region. Graduated from Kyiv state art Institute (1974), teachers - T. Golembievskaya, V. Shatalin. The participant of regional, Republican and international exhibitions. The member of Union of artists since 1989. The winner of the regional prize named after A. osmerkina (2005). Works are kept in museums of Ukraine and private collections of Ukraine, USA, Poland, Germany, Czech Republic. In 2013 awarded the title "Honored artist of Ukraine"