Mikhail Evgenievich Guyda was born 18.12.1954 in Krasnodar krai (Russia). Graduated from the Kyiv state art institute (1982). Graduate of the Repin Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg (1986). Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1983. People's artist of Ukraine (2001). Full member of the Academy of Arts of Ukraine (2001), Professor of arts.