Kostya Koposov

Koposov Kostya is a Ukrainian-born architect with an Art education. He belongs to the first generation of young Ukrainian artists who started their career in an independend country with a freedom to express their feelings and thoughts.

Education:

Kiev middle school №242 – 1998-2001

Evening school of Arts named after Stephano Turchak, class of violin 1998-2001

National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, faculty of architecture 2009-2014, Schpara’s studying studio.  Bachelors and Master degree.

Lviv’s Polytechnics, faculty of architecture and construction, part time student 2013-2014. Master degree.

 

At age 16, Kostya left the high school of Fine Arts to attend National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture at Kiev, where he was taught a sense of composition and feeling of color. Since that time his painting emphasized clear forms and structures, which correspond to his architecture.

At the same time he was achieving his second Master degree in architecture at National Lviv’s Polytechnics.

 

Koposov first major retrospective ‘Dominance of volume’ was held in the gallery «365» in Kiev in 2012 and that was his first and confident step to successful beginning of his art career .

Since that time, big parts of Koposov Kostya's exhibitions have taken place not only in Ukraine but they were included in worldwide group exhibitions.

Koposov participated in the international and domestic exhibitions, competitions and festivals (Germany, Turkey, Bulgaria, St. Petersburg)

He was awarded in fields of conceptual painting, fine arts and photography.

Solo exhibitions:

 

2016 Personal exhibition "Ukraine will be", Hotel Fairmont, Kiew, Ukraine

2015  Personal exhibition during Charity Festival "Follow your dream"

2015  Personal exhibition "Music without a sound",  "8bit" Gallery

2015  Personal exhibition of the social project "Ukraine will Be" in international airport "Borspil", Terminal "D"

2015 Personal exhibition of art seria "Sweet Air" and "New Ukrainian Village".

Museum of Ukrainian Spiritual Heritage. Project "Ukraine will Be"

2012   Exhibition of landscape artworks “Day and night research”,

          #gallery “365”

2012  "Open air research (Dominance of volume)",  "Balance" 

 

Awards

#Ukrainian week of Arts. Two nominations:

«conceptual painting », «Fine Arts in photography » (2009) 

#ArtWeek in Germany. Prize winner in nomination «Art» (2011)

#ArtWeek in Turkey. Special prize (2011)

 

2015

Pre-auction exhibitions

February - Modern ukrainian art, auction house "Dukat"

March - Charity auction "Ukrainian icons, paintings, graphics and contemporary art", auction house "KORNERS"

2014

Pre-auction exhibitions

December - New Years' exhibition, auction house "Golden Section"

 

Group exhibitions (some of)

 

2016 
USA:
January - New York - Headquarters of the United Nations with support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, exhibition "Ukraine EXISTS"
Februar - New Jersey - Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, exhibition "Ukraine EXISTS"
Februar - Chicago - Ukrainian National Museum in Chicago, exhibition "Ukraine EXISTS"

 

2015

Pre-auctions exhibitions

February - Modern ukrainian art, auction house "Dukat"

March - Charity auction "Ukrainian icons, paintings, graphics and contemporary art", auction house "KORNERS"

2014

Pre-auctions exhibitions

December - New Years' exhibition, auction house "Golden Section"

 

2014

# Ukraine's largest international Art & Literature Festival IV.

Installation «Carpathian Mountains»

# Slava Frolova's ART Picnic, exhibition made by founder of "Karas Gallery"

 

2013

#“VIII ART KYIV Contemporary”, Mystetskyi Arsenal, curator project ”We are what our dreams are about”

# Slava Frolova's ART Picnic

#”GogolFest2013”, author's project “Music without sound”

#”8.bit” gallery, exhibition “Psychedelic nonconformity”

#"UKRAINIAN AUTUMN WEEKS 2013", Mainstream Girls Gallery, art-festival

# Museum of Ukrainian Spiritual Heritage

#”Creative space 12”, contest of subject design organized by “SALON” magazine

 

2012

#National Academy of Fine Art and Architecture, participating in contest named after Victor Shatalin

 

2011

#St.Petersburg’s Art Week

#Bulgarian art week

#Art club "44", Ukraine, Kiev

#”With the bright colors'' exponated at the building of  National Union of Ukrainian Artists

 

In cooperation with Slava Frolova Group since 2012:

#Mystetskyi Arsenal, ”Book Arsenal”, installation «Carpathian Mountains»

#Project ”Civil Mysticism” curated by Sidorenko Andrey

#Exhibition “Kilogram/ Power/Meter”, during “SFAP”.

#Installation “White Noise”, curated by Yevgen Karas

#Exhibition “Three” during “SFAP”. Project “Music without Sound”

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