"My art is positive, aimed at the bright moments of our life and human consciousness. Art makes a person more elevated and noble."
Miroslav Duzinkevych was born in 1976 in Ukraine and currently lives in New York, USA. He studied at the State High School T.G. Shevchenko, Kiev, Ukraine (1991-4) and the All-Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture, Faculty of Painting in Moscow (1995-6). Miroslav attended the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Department of Painting in Kiev from 1996 to 2002.
His thesis work "It's A 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.
Between 2002 and 2006, Duzinkevych interned as an assistant teacher at the Academy of Arts of Ukraine and in 2006 he became a Lecturer at the Design Department, Kiev National University of Culture and Arts, Kiev, Ukraine.
With an accomplished resume, Miroslav Duzinkevich has had three personal shows in Ukraine as well as in Uzbekistan, Italy and the USA. He has participated in 57 group exhibits in Ukraine, Bulgaria, China, Turkey, Italy, England, USA, including Skope Art Show at the Metropolitan Pavillion in New York, USA from March 5-8, 2020. His works are in private and public collections internationally and he was awarded a Gold Medal in the New York Realism competition, January 2020. Additionally, he was the winner of the My America competition, as well as a finalist of the 40th International Artavita Online Art Contest.
Miroslav Duzinkevych is a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists, a member of the International Art Alliance of the USA, a member of the Ukrainian Union of Artists of the USA, a member of the New York Realism USA studio, advisor to the directors of the Russian Museum in Jersey City, USA.
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