Born in 1945 in Birobidzhan, Russia. In 1969 graduated from Moscow State Art-Industrial Academy named after Stroganov. The world of Shuritz paintings is mythological and modern, serious and funny, real and virtual. His portraits are ironic and sensual. He is participant of many art exhibitions and has rich background as book illustrator. His works are in the collection of Novosibirsk State Museum of Arts and the State Tretyakov Gallery.