Miroslav Duzinkevich

Artist Statement

Painting is my life, I can't even imagine how it would be possible to live without this amazing and subtle world, where the soul truly lives. Received academic honors, for the best thesis of the year, I can feel quite confidently in various styles, from classical to experiments with a more modern and decorative interpretation. I really love figurative painting, the depiction of a person with his inner world, experiences and aspirations, this for me is the highest achievement in art. I also really love the still life, stylized, decorative, ideally complementing the modern interior in the loft style. Drawing with a pencil or charcoal, as the basis of art, is a favorite technique for me, even during my studies at the academy, I could spend days working on busts and figures of antique sculpture. New York brings a more dynamic understanding and perception of the world, the colors on the canvas are more expressive and brighter. The biggest inspiration for me is my family, wife and children, who every day I go through life's difficulties with me and share the joy of being. I am very optimistic about the future, I look forward to the opening of new exhibitions and symposium.

About Artist

A favorite object of consciousness, as an ideal repository of stereotypes, is the image of an artist, a kind of bearded man against the backdrop of a huge window in an unchanging velvet beret, who was deeply thoughtful frozen at the canvas with a palette in his hand at the time of birth that had not yet been created by anyone. His world is the interior of the workshop: a lot of finished and “almost finished work” lying on the floor, standing leaning against the wall, waiting for a better time. The picture of the “universe” is completed by the master’s constant companions – canvases, vases with brushes, tubes of paints, jars of solvents. Beautiful, yes … vital. But it’s very stylized … Our story is about the real world of the master of the canvas … But only – for templates ready for the destruction of heart-sweet …

The workshop of the artist-painter Miroslav Duzinkevich quite lived up to my expectations. Randomly scattered leaflets with sketches and sketches, photographs of paintings that have found their buyers, books and albums, wooden frames covered with canvas and an invariable smell of oil paints and fantasies – an atmosphere of “creative mess”, so enveloping with a creative aura that it’s just right to pick up a brush. But the artist “did not fit into the image” – a young and cheerful guy met me. “So customers sometimes react as well,” Miroslav smiled, seeing my confusion. – When they look at the portfolio, they are eager to make an order, but when they see my photos, they start to doubt: “He is so young!” And meanwhile, I began to fulfill orders already about 10 years ago – from the first year of the academy I have a good idea of ​​how to be an artist”.


1991-1994 – study at the T.G. Shevchenko, Kiev, Ukraine. Graduated with honors.

1995 – 1996 – All-Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, Faculty of Painting., Moscow, Russian Federation

1996 – 2002 – National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Department of Painting, Kiev, Ukraine

M. Duzinkevich’s diploma work “This Man” was recognized by the State Examination Commission of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine as the best diploma work of the year in the field of academic painting

1998 – training in the workshops of academicians V.V. Shatalina and M.E. Guydy in Kiev, Ukraine

2002 – 2006 – student assistant teaching internship of the Academy of Arts of Ukraine

2006 years – Lecturer, Design Department, Kiev National University of Culture and Arts, Kiev, Ukraine

Solo Exhibitions:

September 2002 – solo exhibition in Samarkand (Uzbekistan) at the invitation of the city hall.

10 Jun-19 Jun  2011 – solo exhibition “Ars Longa” “Biblioteca R. Benzi” Genova, Italy.

June 11 – September 20, 2019 Solo exhibition “Fun Travel” in the library of the Family Reading named after Sadriddin Aini, Kiev, Ukraine

Jun 28- Aug 28 2020 solo online exhibition Myroslav Duzinkevych in Gallery Margo  New York, USA

Exhibitions and Awards:

December 20, 1998 – January 15, 1999 – exhibition “Guida and students” Kiev, Ukraine

November 1999 – All-Ukrainian exhibition, prize-winner of the inter-university drawing competition in Kiev, Ukraine

May 2001 – winner of the contest “Kiev through the eyes of the young”, Kiev, Ukraine

September 2002 – personal exhibition in Samarkand (Uzbekistan) at the invitation of the city hall

October 2002 – an exhibition dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Academy of Arts in Kiev, Ukraine

May-December 2003 – easel painting of the library hall and the hunting hall in the castle of London, Great Britain

May 2004 – All-Ukrainian exhibition “Picturesque Ukraine” Kiev, Ukraine

October 14-30, 2007 – All-Ukrainian exhibition dedicated to the Artist’s Day, Kiev, Ukraine

February 2008 – Membership in the Youth Branch of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine

June 15-July 15, 2010 – All-Ukrainian exhibition in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

April 22-28, 2010 – Exhibition “INDOSHIV” Mystets Gallery, Kiev, Ukraine

August 09-24, 2012 – International Plein Air in Bratislava, Slovakia

May 2013 – International plein air in Skole, Lviv region, Ukraine

June 2013 – International plein air in Chernivtsi, Ukraine

October 10-26, 2014 – All-Ukrainian exhibition dedicated to the Artist’s Day, Kiev, Ukraine

December 2014 – Painting Exhibition “In a Single Space: Mikhail Guyda and His Students” Kiev, Ukraine

July 2015 – All-Ukrainian exhibition of arts and crafts in Kiev, Ukraine

June 2017 – All-Ukrainian exhibition “Picturesque Ukraine”, Kiev, Ukraine

August 2017 – All-Ukrainian exhibition for Independence Day, Kiev, Ukraine

May-June 2017 – International Plein Air in Istanbul, Turkey

June 26-July 4, 2017 – International Plein Air in Nova Zagora, Bulgaria

August 2017 – International Plein Air in Genoa, Italy

December 22, 2017 – January 14, 2018 – All-Ukrainian Christmas exhibition Kiev, Ukraine

February 23 — March 4, 2018 – Exhibition “All the Colors of the World” in the House of Artists, Kiev, Ukraine,

August 10-19, 2018 – Exhibition “All the Colors of the World” in the House of Artists, Kiev, Ukraine

March 02-11, 2018 – The Second All-Ukrainian Exhibition of Women’s Portrait, Kiev, Ukraine

March 15 -29, 2018 – Solo exhibition “Under the edge of the sky” in Bukovel, Ukraine

April 20-30, 2018 – All-Ukrainian plein air in Oryavchik, Lviv region, Ukraine

May 4-10, 2018 – International open air “Vyzhnitsa – 2018”, Vyzhnytsia, Chernivtsi region, Ukraine

May 15-June 15, 2018 – All-Ukrainian exhibition “Picturesque Ukraine” Mariupol, Ukraine

June 11 – September 20, 2019 Personal exhibition “Fun Travel” in the library of the Family Reading named after Sadriddin Aini, Kiev, Ukraine

October 2018 – All-Ukrainian exhibition for the Day of the artist, Kiev. Ukraine

February 01-10, 2019 – Exhibition dedicated to the 50th anniversary of KONSHU, Kiev, Ukraine

April-May 2019 – Image Arts and Art Project “ART PROFILE OF KYIV”, Exhibition, Kiev, Ukraine

October 2019 – Membership in the National Union of Artists of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine

November 7-11, 2019 – International Art Festival Independent Artists Art Fait & Exhibition, One Art Space New York, USA

December 4-10, 2019 – International Art Alliance, Art Exhibition “Play Your Part” Tenri Japan Culture Center New York, USA

December 14-22, 2019 – Winter Exhibition at MoRa, Museum of Russian ART Jersey City

January 2020, victory in the contest New York Realism, a gold medal, catalog.

March 5-8, 2020 participation in the exhibition of contemporary art SCOPE New York, USA

C Jul 4 –Aug 4 2020 contest “My America “ Winner, catalog  New York, USA

September 2020 contest Artavita to Art Miami. Winner USA 

September 2020 contest World Wide Art Magazine. Winner USA

1 October 2020 contest Art of Being Alone.  Gallery Artios . Catalog, New York, USA.

3  October – 2020  Exhibition in MoRA, Jersey City, .USA

September -2020, membership in the organization of professional artists Cirkle Fundation, France.

October – 2020 membership in the organization of professional artists Artavita, USA.

November – 2020, membership in the organization of professional artists  “Union Ukrainian Artists in America”.

November – 2020 – International Art Festival Independent Artists Art Fait & Exhibition, One Art Space, online New York, USA

March – 2021,  Spring exhibition in MoRA, Jersey City, USA

Jun – 2021,  Factory + ART – Art exhibition  Paterson, New Jersey, USA

5 July – 5 August 2021, Artist in Residence Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit  New York.

Public / Private Collections & Commercial Clients: 

  • The paintings are in the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kyiv Ukraine.
  • National Union of Artists of Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine. 
  • Art Museum Prykarpatta, Iv-Frankivsk, Ukraine.
  • Museum Getmanstva, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Russian Contemporary  Museum MoRA Jersey City, USA
  • Gallery Margo New York.
  • Well as in galleries and private collections in Europe and the USA.

The works of Miroslav Duzinkevich are acquired by European and American connoisseurs and galleries, as well as many works remain in Ukrainian collectors.

Publications and Catalogs:

Edition Who is who, Economics culture is science. Kiev and regions V release 2003-2004

The catalog dedicated to the All-Ukrainian exhibition on the Day of the artist 2014

Catalog 85 years of the Academy of 2002

Catalog All-Ukrainian Christmas exhibition 2017-2018.

Catalog Art Visiting Kiev 2019

Catalog International painting plein air “Vyzhnitsa” 2018

Catalog All-Ukrainian cultural project “Picturesque Ukraine” 2018

2019 Painting & Graphics 4 Catalog

2019 Painting & Graphics 5 Catalog

Newspaper “Ukraine Young”, Article about the exhibition “INDOSHIV”

All-Ukrainian edition of Pro-Robotu.ua article “Not Tales of Paint”