Art the Institute in cooperation with Voloshyn Gallery (Kyiv, Ukraine) presented a selling exhibition Mykhailo Deyak: Recent Works. It introduced twenty-two paintings and wall constructions by Kyiv-based artist Mykhailo Deyak. Two groups of works were presented: a series of painted metal wall-constructions – Flowers, and a suite of paintings on glass — Space. Opening Night took place on March 17 and was attended by more than 100 people.
Mykhailo Deyak hails originally from Ukraine’s Transcarpathian region, where he studied at the Uzhhorod State Arts and Crafts College. His artworks have been exhibited internationally, and are represented in private and institutional collections in Ukraine, Canada, China, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, and the US. He lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Curated by Walter Hoydysh, PhD, Director of Art at the Institute, together with Max and Julia Voloshyn of Voloshyn Gallery, this exhibition marks the artist’s second appearance with The Ukrainian Institute of America, and his first solo showing.
Mykhailo Deyak’s works were featured in Voloshyn Gallery’s booth at this season’s running of SCOPE Art Show (NYC) held at The Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, March 2–5, 2017.
The exhibition is on display through April 2nd.