Budnikov Volodymyr

1947

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Biography

Artist, who is known for his research in metaphysics field of painting and for founding a “new-baroque” trend in nonfigurative painting. Works of Volodymyr Budnikov are represented in the museums of Kyiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya, Chernigiv, Sumy, Berdyansk. Also they are in the private collections and galleries of Ukraine, Austria, USA, Germany, France and Japan.

The artist was born in 1947. In 1965 graduated from Kyiv Art School, Kyiv, Ukraine. In 1971 graduated from Kyiv Art Institute (master class of the academician T. Yablonska), Kyiv, Ukraine. In 1998 he became the Artist of the Year (Golden section prize at the 3rd International Art Festival in Kyiv). He is a member of the National Artists Union of Ukraine since 1975. Volodymyr Budnikov is an Honoured Art Worker of Ukraine and a Professor of the Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts. Lives and works in Kyiv.

Solo exhibitions

2017
"Measures of Time", Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2014
“My Krimea – Our Krimea”, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2013
“Reflections", Kyiv Biennale Arsenale
“Objects" art centre Ya Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2012
“Reflection”, Shcherbenko Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Landscape”, art-centre YA Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011
“Heat”, together with Vlada Ralko, Contemporary Art Center “GUGA”, Gursuf, Ukraine

2010
“Clouds”, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2009
“Paradise”, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2007
“Classical motif”, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Hunting”, art-centre YA Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2006
“New Works”, Karas Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine

2005
 ”Metaphysic of code”, Lavra gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2004
 ”Painter’s Delight or Vacations in Rome”, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2003
 ”Infinite Journey”, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2002
“Landscape”, Center for Contemporary Art “Soviart”, Kyiv, Ukraine

2001
 ”Drawings”, “Lavra” gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
Gallery “In der Gerbgruben”, Burgenlend, Austria

2000
 ”Retrospection”, “L-art” gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

1999
 ”Objects”, Center for Contemporary Art “Soviart”, Kyiv, Ukraine

1998
 Exhibition at the Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Oasis”, Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

1997
 ”Retrospection”, Exhibition Hall “EEG”, Berlin, Germany

1996
 ”White in White”, Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

1995
“Secret of Life”, Gallery “Alipiy”, Kyiv, Ukraine
Gallery “Kunst Brucke”, Berlin, Germany
Gallery “Palette”, Kleve, Germany
Mercury Globe Ukraine, exhibition hall “Slavutich”, Kyiv, Ukraine
Palace Egermann, Burgenland, Austria

1994
 Gallery “Intercontinental”, Berlin, Germany
Gallery “Sergei Popov”, Berlin, Germany

1993
Gallery “Loggia”, Hilton, Vienna, Austria
Gallery “Raissa”, Erfurt, Germany
Embassy of France, Kyiv, Ukraine
Gallery”K. d’Eparne”, Toulouse, France

1992
 Gallery “Inselstrasse, 13”, Berlin, Germany

1991
 Gallery Handeswerbend, Vienna, Austria
Cultural Centre, Bonn, Germany

1990
 Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists of the USSR, Moscow, USSR
House of USSR Culture and Science, Berlin, Germany

Group exhibitions

2015
“Paper. World. Art”, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine 

2013
“Art. Design. Photography”, curated by Marina Shcherbenko, Shcherbenko Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Selected” Triptych Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2012
“The Great Transportation. Residence”, Lavra gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Neofolk” within Gogolfest 2012, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Heat”, together with Vlada Ralko, within the VI Grand Sculpture Salon, Mystetsky Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine

2011
“Ukrainian abstraction. Black-and- white work, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine

2010
“Landscapes. Retrospective 1968-2008″, Kyiv Museum of Russian Art, Kyiv, Ukraine

2004
“Farewell to Arms”, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Masterpieces of Modern Ukrainian Art. Summer 2004”, Kyiv, Ukraine

2003
“First collection”, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Calling Karmapa”, Kyiv, Ukraine

2002
 ”Works by Professors and Teachers”, National Academy for Fine Art and
Architecture, Kyiv, Ukraine

2001
 ”Dialogue with quotation”, Kyiv, Ukraine

2000
 ”New tendencies”, Kyiv, Ukraine

1999
 ”XX Artists of Ukraine (the end of the century)”, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Triennale of Sculpture”, Kyiv, Ukraine

1998
 ”Non-Figurative Painting Biennale”, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Triennale of Painting”, Kyiv, Ukraine

1997
 ”Non-Figurative Painting”, Kyiv, Ukraine
“Wia Regia–97, Erfurt, Germany
“Kunst Melle”, Berlin, Germany
“Kyiv, Odense, Toulouse”, Kyiv, Ukraine

1996
 ”Ukrainian Avantgarde 1910–1996″, Odense, Denmark