Born in 1938 in the village of Brid in Transcarpathia. Valid member, Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine. Academician-secretary of the Department of Synthesis of Plastic Arts of the same academy. Laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, People's Artist of Ukraine. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. In 1992-1996 - Professor, Head of the Department of Art Glass of the Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts. 1996-2000 - Vice-Rector, 2000-2015 - Rector of the Lviv National Academy of Arts. From 2015 - Head of the Western Scientific and Art Center of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine.
Andriy Bokotey is a recognized artist both at home and abroad. In 1989, he founded the Lviv International Symposium of Glass, organized every three years, the permanent chairman of which has been since.
The artist exhibited his works in great museums and galleries of the world, including Ukraine, Russia, France, Holland, Germany, Poland and the USA. Since 2001, he is a full member of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine.