Andrey Dudchenko

ARTIST/PAINTER

Andrey Dudchenko was born in 1983 in Yalta, Ukraine. He graduated from the Crimean Art School of N.S. Samokish in 2002. He continued his studies at the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (Department of painting) in Kiev, where he graduated in 2009. He continued with doctoral studies at the same university. Since 2008 he has featured in many solo and group exhibitions in Ukraine as well overseas.

Moving away from real world and nearing surreal, the

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Andrey Dudchenko was born in 1983 in Yalta, Ukraine. He graduated from the Crimean Art School of N.S. Samokish in 2002. He continued his studies at the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (Department of painting) in Kiev, where he graduated in 2009. He continued with doctoral studies at the same university. Since 2008 he has featured in many solo and group exhibitions in Ukraine as well overseas.

Moving away from real world and nearing surreal, the art of Andrey Dudchenko shows us how a blend of reality and dreams can transform into marvelous compositions. This young artist is undoubtedly influenced by the metaphysical painting tradition, although his painting shows a subtle understanding of alienation in the contemporary world. The reduced and unusual settings of his painting are used to create strong atmospheric scenes. Even when he leaves Surrealism, and engages into a conventional genre such as landscape, an atmosphere of alienation remains untouched in his work and it depicts sculptural, static and almost monumental approach to the painting which led his work to classical ideals of art and beauty.

Exhibition | selected

2015 – Group Exhibition, European Künstlerhaus Oberbayern, Freising, Germany
2014 – MOSS, the group exhibition with Yurij and Volodymyr Denisenkov, Maria Bykova (curated by Pavlo Gudimov), UKU Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2014 – Hello, Man of Clay, Ya Gallery Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
2013 – Summer-Autumn (curated by Pavlo Gudimov), Ya Gallery Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
2012 – Neofolk Project (curated by Pavlo Gudimov), Ya Gallery Art Center's program of visual art within GOGOLFEST 2012, Kiev, Ukraine
2011 – Genofond Fest, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
2011 – Windows, Ya Gallery Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
2011 – Genofond Pinakothek, Lviv Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
2011 – Mr. Gold (curated by Pavlo Gudimov), Ya Gallery Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine
2010 – MUHi, Bottega Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
2009 – Love, Foundation for Art, Kiev, Ukraine
2009 – Banzai, Gallery NZ, Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
2008 – Look, National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kiev, Ukraine

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