Astian Rey was born in Kiev, Ukraine. He has an Arts education in Drawing and Sculpture. Rey uses stone, metal, concrete, and enamel paint in his work, and he focuses on sculpture and installation. He has shown his work at various exhibitions.
He enjoys working with stone and metal because they are the most ancient and natural materials. Rey states, "My art objects represent the characters of myths and legends. I am inspired by the mythologies of different civilizations, sacred writings and cosmology."