making process speeds up with Computer Age. The way we think changes in
response to the tools we use. With Photoshop all of this happens within
seconds, while in painting, it could have taken us days, or weeks, waiting for each
layer of glaze to dry. I believe that the nature of paint, brush stroke, would
never be overvalued by any computer program.
signs, symbols, paint drips, texture, color to speak of a memory carefully
layering them in the painting. My work is a collection of pieces that makes up my own visual system. The
way I play and mix them depends on my idea and vision of particular project or
painting, often it is just my intuition that leads me forward.
2005- 2007 MFA in Studio Painting, Washington State University, WA, USA.
1992- 2000 Specialist Diploma in Monumental and Decorative Painting,
Lviv Academy of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine.
Awards & Honors
2003 Project “Franklin's Transformation” - Winner of the Third Annual Competition “The Young Art”, Center for Contemporary Art,
2002 Best painting Award, International Painting Workshop
2007 Marek Maria Pienkowski Foundation, Knoxville, TN.
2005 Zellena Inc., New York.
2005 Deane Crowe Theater, Athlone, Ireland.
2003 Center for Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine.
2003 Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine.
2003 Chelm Museum of Art, Chelm, Poland.
2001 Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine.
1998 Gryfon Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.
2011 "The Most Outstanding Young Painter of the First Decade of
21st Century", Pienkow Gallery, Pienkow, Poland.
2008 Marek Maria Pienkowski Foundation, Knoxville, TN.
2007 MFA Thesis exhibition, Museum of Art, Washington State University.
2006 Art Project “AsylumNYC”, White Box Gallery, Chelsea, New York.
2006 Graduate exhibition, Washington State University.
2005 MFA exchange exhibition, University of Idaho Art Gallery.
2005 Fine Arts exhibition, Washington State University, Exhibition
Center at Try-Cities, WA.
2004 Gallery International, “Global All Media Competition”, Baltimore, USA.
2003 International Painting Triennial of Carpathian Euro region,
“Silver Quadrangle”, Przemysl, Poland.
2003 The Third Annual International exhibition, “Lemkovski Jerusalem”,
Gorlice, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poland.
2002 Sukiennice Gallery, Exhibition of the International Painting Workshop, Krakow, Poland.
2001 Lviv Palace of the Arts, “Exhibition of the 13th”, Lviv, Ukraine.
2001 The Third All Ukrainian Painting Triennial, Artist's Union, Kiev, Ukraine.
2000 The Fourth International Painting Biennial, “Silver Quadrangle”, Przhemysl, Poland.
2000 Art-Centre Gallery, “Variations of Ingeniousness”, Kiev, Ukraine.
1998 The Third International Painting Biennial, “Silver Quadrangle”, Przhemysl, Poland.
1998 Museum of Ethnography and Crafts, “New Proposals: Experimental Art of the Youngest's”, Lviv, Ukraine.