Artem Yasynskyy was born in 1988 in Donetsk, Ukraine into a family of professional musicians. He gave his first public concert at the age of eight and, over the next ten years, enjoyed success as a prizewinner in several competitions for young pianists, including the Horowitz International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, held in Kiev.
After graduating with honours from the Prokofiev State Academy of Music in 2010, he pursued postgraduate piano studies with Patrick O’Byrne at the University of the Arts in Bremen, Germany. At the inaugural German Piano Competition of Polish Music held in Hamburg in 2013, he was awarded the Hofmann Prize (a contract to record works by Józef (Josef) Hofmann) as well as a concert tour of Poland, during which he performed as soloist with the Koszalin Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has given numerous concert appearances throughout Germany; also in Italy, South Korea, Greece, Japan, Spain, and Russia. In April 2013, he performed as soloist with the Donetsk State Orchestra at the Opening Ceremony of the Prokofiev International Piano Competition in Donetsk.
In June 2014 he received the Bronze Medal at the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition.