Igor Kir was born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. He graduated from the Fine Art Department of the Kazakh Pedagogical University. He taught at the University, the School of the Arts. Designed the interiors of public buildings, illustrated books and magazines. Member of the city, provincial, regional and international exhibitions. His works are in the Saratov Art Museum, in the Belgorod Art Museum, private collections in Alma-Ata, Saratov, England, USA, Germany. The artist is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia.