Andrei was born in 1951 in the Zakarpattia Region of Ukraine. He graduated from the Kiev State Art Institute. Andrei has had 6 solo exhibitions in Ukraine and Canada. He has participated in numerous group shows and has recieved many awards. His works can be found in the National Art Museum of Ukraine and the Historical Museum of Ukraine, as well as in other collections in Ukraine, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Finland, Sweden, the United States and Canada. He is a member of the Artists’ Union of Ukraine, the Society of Canadian Artists and the Ukrainian Association of Visual Artists of Canada.