Zurab Konstantinovich Tsereteli was born in Tbilisi in 1934, and from an early age, he displayed an interest in drawing and painting. Tsereteli has since become known as a tireless worker and experimenter, producing innovative works in a wide range of media. He has worked in painting and graphic design, as well as sculpture in bronze and enamel, tapestry and stained-glass, print, and ceramics. In addition to his artistic achievements, Tsereteli has also made significant contributions to philanthropy, education, and public awareness of the visual arts. His creative energy has been directed towards improving the lives of others, making him an admired figure in both the artistic and humanitarian communities.