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02 October 2017
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The list of the Jury members is one of those intrigues that interests the participants and guests of the Open Student Contest in Painting “Silver Easel”, which will start in Uzhhorod next week. Traditionally, the organizers and founders of the contest invite the world-renowned artists, art critics, curators to be on the Jury. So, who are they - people whose names are known to the whole art world, who will share their experience with the younger generation, and who will have a very responsible and painstaking work in the framework of the art contest?

This time the Jury will be headed by a painter, curator, professor Viktor Sydorenko. He is an academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, People's Artist of Ukraine. Founder of the Modern Art Research Institute under the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, PhD in Art history, foreign member of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan.

Vice-chairmen of the Jury will be: Anatolii Kryvolap – one of the most famous Ukrainian artists, laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, National Prize "Man of the Year" in the nomination "Artist of the Year"; Oleksandr Soloviov – a senior researcher at the Modern Art Research Institute, Curator of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation "Contemporary Art in Ukraine", curator of the PinchukArtCentre.

Jury members:

Oleksandr Babak – an artist. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. Participant in all-Ukrainian and international art exhibitions, contests, festivals. He is decorated with the Order of Merit of the III grade.

Andrii Kartashov – an artist, painter. Member of the American Association of Portrait Artists.

Pavlo Kerestei – internationally renowned Ukrainian artist, curator (London-Munich).

Volodymyr Mykyta – People's Artist of Ukraine. Laureate of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize. Academician of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine. Three times the laureate of the Regional Prize named after Y. Bokshai and A. Erdeli.

Sergei Sviatchenko – internationally renowned Ukrainian artist. He works in genres of painting, collage, video, installation, photography. Member of the Union of Danish artists and graphic artists (BKF), Laureate of the International Prize of Yellow Pencil Award 2007 (London).

Galyna Sklyarenko – PhD in Art history, art critic, curator. Senior researcher at the Rylsky Institute of Art Studies, Folklore and Ethnology under the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as well as Modern Art Research Institute under the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine.

Taras Tabaka – an artist, painter. Member of the Association of Art Workers of Ukraine and the West German Association RKB. The author, co-author and curator of the number of contemporary art projects.

Oleg Tistol – an artist, curator, representative of the Ukrainian Neo-baroque, one of the leaders of the "Ukrainian New Wave". The works of Tistol are sold at Sotheby's, Bonhams and Phillips de Pury & Co.

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