Les’ Podervyanskyi


Born in Kyiv in 1952. Member of the Artists’ Union of Ukraine since 1980. Participated in exhibitions since 1976. Lives and works in Kyiv. Specializes in oil painting, graphics, theatre design. Well-known as playwriter.

In 1976 has graduated from the State Academy of Art and Architecture (Kiev), the faculty of painting arts, monumental department.

The national art museum of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine.
Museum of Russian Art. Kyiv, Ukraine
Ukrainian Cultural Fund. Kyiv, Ukraine
Ministry of Culture and Arts of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine
Artists’ Union of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine
Mercury Globe Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine
Arts Museum. Voronezh, Russia
Ministry of Culture of Russia. Moscow, Russia
Artists’ Union of Russia. Moscow, Russia
Glasnost Gallery. Nuremberg, Germany
Raissa Gallery. Erfurt, Germany
Wisconsin State University. Plattville, Wisconsin, USA
Domino Gallery. Geteborg, Sweden
Private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Great Britain, Israel, Canada and USA.

Selected solo exhibitions:

2013 – Way of the Warrior, NT-Art Gallery, Odessa, Ukraine.
2013 – Way of the Warrior, Dymchuk Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine.
2010 – NT-Art Gallery, Odessa, Ukraine.
2010 – Сollection Gallery. Kyiv, Ukraine.
1999 – Embassy of Ukraine in Canada. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
1999 – Lazarro Signature Gallery. Stoughton, Wisconsin, USA.
1998 – Domino Gallery. Geteborg, Sweden.
1995 – Museum of Russian Art. Kyiv, Ukraine.
1995 – Mercury Globe Ukraine. Slavutych Arts Center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1992 – Vesta Gallery. Museum of Russian Art, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1991 – Glasnost Gallery. Nuremberg, Germany.
1990 – Raissa Gallery. Erfurt Cultural Center, Erfurt, Germany.
1989 – Metamorphoses. Museum of History, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Selected group exhibitions:

2012 – Myth ‘Ukrainian Baroque’. The national art museum of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine.
2010 – ReStart. Modern Art research institute, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2006 – Exhibition of Modern Art. Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2003 – Invasio. Exhibition Hall of Ukraine Artist’s Union, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2000 – Art Expo-2000. New York, USA.
1995 – Exhibition of Modern Art. City Arts Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1994 – Kyiv Arts Fair. Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1993 – Ukraine – America ‘93. Sports Palace, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1993 – Gallery of the 4. Arts Museum, Sevastopil’, Ukraine.
1991 – Yednist. State Museum of Ukrainian Fine Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1990 – Modern Ukrainian Art. Marsvinskholm Cultural Center, Isted, Sweden.
1985 – Fine Arts of Ukraine. Manezh, Moscow, Russia.
1983 – All-Union Arts Exhibition. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
1981 – All-Union Young Artists Exhibition. Central Exhibition Hall, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
1980 – All-Union Exhibition. Manezh, Moscow, Russia.

Major theatre works and awards:

1995 – “Kintakt-95”, International Theatre Festival Award for set design of “The Shot in the Fall Orchard”. Torun, Poland
1995 – “Kyiv Pectoral” Award for the best performance of the year, “The Shot in the Fall Orchard”. Kyiv, Ukraine
1994 – “The Shot in the Fall Orchard” by A. Chekhov, set design. V. Bilchenko, Experimental Theatre, Kyiv, Ukraine
1993 – “Kyiv Pectoral” Award for the best set design of the year, “The Orgy”. Kyiv, Ukraine
1993 – “The Orgy” by L. Ukrainka, set design. Lypky Theatre, Kyiv, Ukraine


1997 SABIT program. Plattville University, Wisconsin, USA