Fine art, sculpture & photography in the heart of Kyiv since 1988
Yura Shapoval is a Ukrainian contemporary artist working mainly with oil painting. He was born on August 17th 1984. Graduated from the Poltava National Technical Yuriy Kondratyuk University. Since 2010 he has actively exhibited his work both in Ukraine and abroad. In 2015 he created a series of paintings called ‘Hryhorovych’, which presented the national poet Taras Shevchenko in unusual guises representing the problems and preoccupations of Ukrainian society. In 2016 he exhibited his work as part of the ‘Ukraine EXISTS’ international project (New York, Chicago, New Jersey, Toronto). Yura Shapoval’s works have been shown in the Museum of Kyiv History, M-17 Contemporary Arts Centre, the Carpathian Art Museum, and private galleries in Ukraine. He lives and works in Poltava.