Bazhay Vasyl

1950

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Biography

Born in 1950. In 1979 he graduated from the Lviv Academy of Arts. Since 1991 artist is a member of the Lviv Union of Ukraine Artists, and since 1996 – a member of its board. Since 1998 he headed the conceptual art section of the Lviv Union of Artists. Lives and works in Lviv.

Awards: 1996 – Honorary prize "Salon Internationale D’ART Contemporain". Winner of Golden Section (1st prize). 1997 – Grand Prix of the International Art Festival "Golden Section", Ukraine. The title of "Artist of the Year" in the field of painting. 2000 – Grant for the best art project of the year from Sori Center for Contemporary Art, Ukraine. 2001 – Winner of Ivan Trush Prize for his active creative work in the field of painting.

Vasyl Bazhai's paintings are held in museums of Lviv, Kyiv, Khmelnitsky, as well as in galleries and private collections in Ukraine, Belgium, and the USA.

 

Solo exhibitions

2016
"Sacrum III", Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Refrigerator", Shcherbenko Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine

2015
Intervention, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013
Replication, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Portrait", Dziga Center for Culture and Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

2012
Forte, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Forte 20-12", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

2011
"... Bazhai ...", Lenin Gallery, Zaporizhia, Ukraine
"Untitled", performance from the Fetish series, Days of artistic art performance in Lviv, Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

2010
B-2, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Vasyl Bazhay, Tiberius Silvashi: Painting", Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Vasyl Bazhay, Tiberius Silvashi: Painting", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
"Skovoroda", Dziga Center for Culture and Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
"Portrait", Dzyga Center for Culture and Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

2009
Paganini, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
Rex, Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"Painting", Institute of Ukrainian Contemporary Art, New York, USA

2008
"Painting", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
Performance "Dialogue", International Performance Festival, Lviv, Ukraine
"Painting", Institute of Ukrainian Contemporary Art, New York, USA

2007
Performance "Macbeth", Week of Contemporary Art, Lviv, Ukraine

2005
"Painting", Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

2004
"Painting", Chicago, USA

2003
"Space, light, structure, material", Institute of Contemporary Ukrainian Art, Chicago, USA
"Vasily Bazhay. Project 2 and 2 ", personal exhibition, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2002
"Project 2 and 2", Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"Painting", personal exhibition, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Areality", personal exhibition, National Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine

2001
Action-performance "Object N7", 1st International Biennale of Contemporary Art Ecology 3000, Lviv, Ukraine

2000
Action Performance, Soviart Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine
"... the formula ... painting ...", Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
"DE Term / Antithesis", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

1999
Action-performance "De ... iza", Center for Contemporary Art, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Labyrinth", CUM, Kyiv, Ukraine

1998
Macbeth-II performance, Festival of the contemporary theater "Golden Lion ’98 ″, Lviv, Ukraine
"Labyrinth", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
"Piano Forte III", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

1997
Action-performance "Piano-Forte III", Atelier Karas, International Art Foundation "Gattamellata", Kyiv, Ukraine

1996
Action-performance "Piano-Forte II", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
Action-performance "Macbeth", Al Khanagar Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
Action-performance "Macbeth", Lavra Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

1995
"Forte-Piano" in the context of the Festival "Contrasts", exposition hall of the Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
Personal exhibition, gallery "Brama", Kyiv, Ukraine

1994
Solo exhibition, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

1993
Solo exhibition, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
Solo exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine

1992
Solo exhibition, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

1991
Personal exhibition, exposition hall of the Union of Artists of Ukraine

1990
Solo exhibition, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

1989
Solo exhibition, Lviv Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

Group exhibitions

2016
"The Art of Seeing III", Shcherbenko Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Art to see", Shcherbenko Art Center project within Kyiv Art Week, Kyiv, Ukraine

2009
"Habitat", Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2004
Fourth International Festival of Contemporary Art, Magdeburg, Germany
"Land. Landscape. Water ", Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine

2003
Invasia, Union of Artists of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Personal exhibition of painting, "Foundation Renaissance", Kyiv, Ukraine
"First Collection", Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine

2002
Bevza, Litvinenko, Apollo, Kamenev, Trudson. Gallery Arte Laue, Avenches, Switzerland
"New Directions", Central Exhibition Hall of the National Union of Ukraine Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine. Catalog
Plein Air "Noah's Ark II", Sid's Farm, Ukraine
Festival of Contemporary Art "Cultural Hero", Kyiv-Kharkov-Odessa-Lviv, Ukraine

2001
Plein Air "Noah's Ark", Sid's Farm, Ukraine
1st International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Dzyga Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
"20 artists of the end of the century", National Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine

2000
"White Transition", National Art Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Transition", Center for Contemporary Art Soros at NaUKMA. Kyiv, Ukraine
"1/2000", Jacques Cartier Gallery, Shawnee, France
"New Directions", exhibition of contemporary art of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Noah's Ark", an exhibition of contemporary art in the context of the mega-project "Art of Ukraine of the twentieth century", Kyiv, Ukraine

1999
III International Art Festival in the Ukrainian House, the project of Alexei Litvinenko and Peter Bevza "Heritage", Kyiv, Ukraine
"Lviv Art School", Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine

1998
"Minimal Art", Luxembourg
International exhibition "Dzherela Freedom", BWA Awangarda Gallery, Wroclaw, Poland.
III International Art Festival "People's House", exhibition participation in the mega-project "Art of Ukraine of the twentieth century"
Biennale of non-figurative painting in the context of the mega-project "Art of Ukraine of the twentieth century", Kyiv, Ukraine

1997
"Gang", Bayerischen Landesvertretung, Bonn, Germany
"Primtems d’Ukraine. Olexiy Lytvynenko ", Galerie Robin Leadouse, Paris, France
Days of Ukrainian Culture in Switzerland, Central Hall of the Conservatory, Bern, Switzerland
"Crossroads: Modern Ukrainian Art at the Turn of the 20th and 21st Centuries", Museum of Art History, Vienna, Austria
"Photo-synthesis", Central House of Artists, National Union of Artists of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
II International Art Festival, People's House, Kyiv, Ukraine

1996
Martinez Gallery, Cannes, France
"Et caetera + OSPi", Seidel Foundation Representation in Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Salon International D’ART Contemporaine", Exhibition palace, Nice, France.
Bevza, Lebedinets, Litvinenko, "Et caetera" National Art Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Etc ...", Stadthaus Exhibition Hall, Manheim, Germany
"Non-Constructive Painting" at the First International Art Festival, People’s House, Kyiv, Ukraine

1995
L’Art Contemporain en Ukraine. Royal Army Museum, Brussels, Belgium

1994
"Across Borders and Cordons", Hipp-Holle Gallery, Gmunden, Austria

1993
"European Steppes", Center for Contemporary Art "Uyazdovsky Castle", Warsaw, Poland

1992-1993
"New Art after the USSR", Yale University Gallery, Yale, USA

1991
International Intellectuals Symposium, "Neighbors" Exhibition, Pruzmat Gallery, Krakow, Poland