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Leonets Yaroslav
Year of birth 1994
Place of birth Khmelnytskyi
Place of living and work Kiev
About myself and my artworks

Through the visual arts, artistic images and figurative art, the artist Yaroslav Leonets opens and transmits what he truly feels.

The search for new forms of communication with the world has always inspired the artist, so his childhood study has turned into life. As an artist, he realizes himself in various arts. He is engaged in painting, graphic arts and sculpture.

Yaroslav experiments, synthesises various materials, finds new ways of transferring the reality in which he lives.

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BIOGRAPHY
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Hi, my name is Yaroslav Leonets and I’m modern artist from Ukraine.
A few words from my life and biographie. Since childhood, I felt the need to convey my feelings
in a nonverbal way because l could not put them in words. I spent a lot of time alone with my own
thoughts and feelings. And this made me to find what I could communicate with the world through,
telling about my feelings and a glance at it. Using gestures, facial expressions, physioqnomy.
I could not convey what I saw around but I’ve tried visual art and gradually through various artistic
images I found a way to reveal and convey what I really feel. I have always been inspired by the
search for new forms of communication with the world; therefore, my research in childhood has
turned into the work of my life.
As an artist I realize myself in various forms of art. I am engaged in painting, graphics and sculpture.
I’m experimenting a lot, looking for new ways to convey the reality in which I live. Often I synthesize
various materials. Studied in Ukraine the Kharkiv Art College, the Kharkiv State Academy of Design
and Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts, easel painting and the National Academy of Fine Arts and
Architecture in Kiev, monumental painting. My teachers are one of the best artists in Ukraine First
places in a competition of academic and contemporary art.
I’ve been working lately in the genre paintings and in graphics. In my artworks I strive to convey the
beauty of nature and human interaction with nature. I also work on social issues, topics that address
inner experiences and that highlight our connection to nature and identification. Environmental
issues and legal issues. Through this issues figuratives l express my emotions and feelings.
Credo: Art is the way of subjective communication with the surrounding world. Using various visual
means to express unique, clean, childlike feelings.

Education

2012 - Kharkiv Art College, Graphic Faculty

2015 - Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts, Fine Arts Faculty

2019 - National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in Kiev, Faculty of Fine Arts

Membership of NUAU and other organizations

Union of Artists of Ukraine

EXHIBITIONS

Exhibitions:

2018 - "Picturesque Ukraine", NSU, Mariupol.

2018 - "A4, ballpoint pen", Carp Gallery, Kyiv

2019 - Anniversary All-Ukrainian exhibition dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Repin, NSU, Kharkiv

2019 - IV International Festival. Paradzhanova, Sputnik Cultural and Art Center, Lviv

2019 - Exhibition of works from the art residence "My Ukraine: Pain and Hope", Kyiv, Munich

2019 - "Waves of Reality / Excitement in May", Institute of Contemporary Art Problems, Kyiv

2019 - Personal exhibition "Reflection", Bunkermuse Gallery, Ternopil

2019 - Biennale of Contemporary Art Bread, Bread Factory, Kyiv

2020 - “Takeda. Art / Help. Rule of exclusivity ", Moscow, St. Petersburg

2020 - "Two Points: we are in a time of changing circumstances", Virtual Exhibition

2020 - Personal exhibition "Manifestation", Oblenergo, Khmelnytsky

2020 - Exhibition "Anticipation + Immunity", Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art Korsakov, Lutsk

Plein airs and art residencies:

2017 - "The First All-Ukrainian Plein Air", Vyzhnytsia.

2018 - Pottery - a picturesque open air, Zhornishche.

2018 - "Second All-Ukrainian Plein Air", Vyzhnytsia.

2018 - Art-residence on the basis of the film route, Zhovkva, Lviv.

2018 - Art-residence Blockchain Art Hackathon 2.0, Kyiv.

2018 - Art Residence "My Ukraine: Pain and Hope", Kyiv.

2019 - "Fourth All-Ukrainian Plein Air", Vyzhnytsia

2019 - Art-residence named after Nazariy Voitovych, May

2019 - MetaLab Residence, Ivano-Frankivsk

2019 - Diffusion Art Residence, Mariupol

2020 - Human Rights Art Residence ARTIF, Virtual

2020 - Plein Air - competition "Best Artist", Vinnytsia

2020 - Art Residence "Aura of the City", Starobilsk

2020 - Plein air with the support of the Department of Culture at Fr. Khortytsia, Zaporizhia