Member of the USSR Union of Artists. In the years 1960-1964. twice elected chairman of the board of the Altai organization of the Union of Artists of the RSFSR. In 1962 he was a delegate to the Second All-Union Congress of Artists. From 1976 to 1980 years. was the main artist of the Altai art-production workshops. Name Yu.N. Panin is inextricably linked with the art of the Altai in the second half of the twentieth century. The artist's artistic heritage is an integral part of the Altai and Siberian art. Participated in exhibitions since 1955. He worked in the traditions of the Russian realistic painting school. The author's works are in many regional museums and in private collections.