Vitaly Pushnitsky was born in 1967 in Leningrad. 1994 — graduated from The Academy of Fine Arts in St Petersburg, graphics faculty; is a member of the Union of Artists of St Petersburg since 1994. Lives and works in St Petersburg, Russia. Creates works of paintings, graphics, sculpture and installations. Works are represented in state and private collections.

 

2002     Grant, Kala Art Institute. San Francisco, Berkeley, CA, USA

2005     Grant, Jawaharlal Nehru University. New Delhi, India

2007     Grant, The Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM, USA

2008-2012 Kandinsky Prize nominees

2012     Special Prize of French Government on Kurekhin Festival, Cite International des Arts. Paris, France

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017     TRIBUTE. Masters School. St Petersburg, Russia

2016     Waiting. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2015     Habitat. Studio. CosMoscow. Moscow, Russia

2015     Practical Operations. Фонд RuArts. Moscow, Russia

2014     Point of View. Moon. pop/off/art gallery. Moscow, Russia

2014     INDEX14. Savina Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2014     INDEX13/14. UralVision Gallery. Ekaterinbyrg, Russia

2013     Procrastinated. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2013     Points of View. Part III. TK Galeria D’Art. Barcelona, Spain

2012     Points of View. Part II. Novy Myseum. St Petersburg, Russia

2012     Points of View. Part I. Erika Deak Gallery. Budapest, Hungary

2012     Mechanisms of Time. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Moscow, Russia

2012     Point. pop/off/art gallery. Moscow, Russia

2011     True Blue Will Never Stain. Frantz Gallery Space. New York, USA

2011     Point. Korjaamo Gallery. Helsinki, Finland

2011     Exit. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2011     Burn. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2011     Birth Date. Sputnik Gallery. New York, USA

2010    Scale Measurement. TK Galeria D’Art. Barcelona, Spain

2010    Perm Art Gallery. Perm, Russia; 6th Novosibirsk Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

2009   Redeemed Light. The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia; The State

2009   Prisons, Temples and Banks. Huset Guldager Gallery. Bloven, Denmark

2009   Here&Now. Fabrika Project. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)

2009   Here&Now. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2009   Cell: Solitary Confinement. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

2008   SON. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2008   Reconstruction. Gallery Atelier №2. Moscow, Russia (with P.Bely)

2008   Incidere Venecia. pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2008   Burn. Frantz Gallery Space. New York, USA

2008   Birth Date. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2007   Some Letters from the Empire Edge. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2007   LUX. pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)

2006   The Iron Century. The State Hermitage Museum. The National Centre for Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia

2006   Atmosphere. Huset Gallery Guldager. Grindsted, Denmark

2005   Roots. Terra Artis. Kuhmalahti, Tampere, Finland

2005   Reaction. D-137 Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2005   Impressions. AM Gallery/pARTner Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2004   Introspection. Marat Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2003   Retranslation. The State National Centre of Photography. St Petersburg, Russia

2003   SKY. KvadraT Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2003   Naked Light. White Space Gallery. London, Great Britain

2003   Joseph Brodsky, Urania. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia

2002   Introspection. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2001   The Iron Century Poet. Gallery 103. Pushkinskaya 10. St Petersburg, Russia

2001   Circenses et Panem. Holstebro Musik Theatre. Holstebro, Denmark

2000   Inventarisation. Kunstkamera. Contemporary Art in a Traditional Museum Festival. St Petersburg, Russia

2000   Introspection. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark

2000   Russian Artist. Olgod Museum. Olgod, Denmark

2000   Black Boxes of Dreams. Freud’s Dream Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

1999    Reflections. A-Ya Gallery. The State National Centre of Photography. St Petersburg, Russia

1998    Reflections. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark

1997    Russian Artist. Private Hospital. Abenra, Denmark

1997    Russian Artist. Horsens City Library. Horsens, Denmark

1996    Russian Artist. Political Institute. Nykobing-Falster, Denmark

1996    Russian Artist. The European Cultural Capital Project. Old Huset. Kolding, Denmark

1995    Light, Sword and a River. Borey Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

1994    Solo. Chiron Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

 

 Group Exhibitions

2017    Interpretations. 10th Cyfest. Academy of Fine Arts.  St Petersburg, Russia

2016    5th Baltic Biennale. St Petersburg, Russia

2016    Russian Contemporary: Drawing. No Limits. London, Great Britain

2016    Patterns of the Mind. Cyfest NYC. Pratt Instituute. New York, USA

2015    Provenance. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2015    Russia. Realism. 21st century.  The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2015    Picture after Painting. Academy of Fine Arts.  St Petersburg, Russia

2015    Real in Irreal. Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art. Kyungdong, Corea

2015    Pavilion of the Republic of Mauritius at the 56 International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy

2015    On My Way. University Ca’Foscari , Cyland Media Art Lab. Venice, Italy

2014     Жи/Ви. Painting & Video in a relationship. Solanka State Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2014     Another Home. Parallel program Manifesta 10. Frantz Gallery Space, St Petersburg, Russia

2014     Crystallizations. Contemporary Art from St.Petersburg. The Museum Centre of Turku. Turku, Finland

2014     Conditions of Storage. Anna Nova Art Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2014     Signal №1 & №2. St Petersburg, Russia

2013     Capital of Nowhere. University Ca’Foscari, Cyland Media Art Lab. Venice, Italy

2013     Actual drawing. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2013       NightFall. Gallery Rudolfinum. Prague, Czech Republic

2012 Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia

2012 NightFall. MODEM. Debrecen, Hungary

2012 Time Shadow. The State Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno. Moscow, Russia

2012 Exhibition of Kuryokhine Prize Nominees. St Petersburg, Russia

2011 Void. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

2011 The Demise of St Petersburg. Name Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2011 The Book of the Artist. The Museum of Contemporary Art ERARTA. St Petersburg, Russia

2011 Reverse Perspective, pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)

2011 Private Collection Forum. PERMM Modern Art Museum. Perm, Russia

2011 Myth. Mashine. Person. Erika Deak Gallery. Budapest, Hungary

2011 Doors. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2011 Black and White. PERMM Modern Art Museum. Perm, Russia

2011 10th Anniversary of Gallery. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2010 The New Sculpture: Chaos and Structure. Novy Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2010 Duel. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

2010 Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia

2010 Doors Open Day: A Mansion – A Gymnasium – A Clinic – A Museum. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

2010 Black and White. Modernariat Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2010 Always Other Art. Victor Bondarenko Collection. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

2009 The New Sculpture: Chaos and Structure. Gallery on The Solyanka str. Moscow, Russia

2009 The Russians. Ober Gallery. Kent, New York, USA

2009 The Art about the Art. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2009 Silence. The Red Flag Factory. St Petersburg, Russia

2009 Show Me a Hero. Calvert 22. London, Great Britain

2009 Recycling. The State Hermitage museum. The National Centre of Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia

2009 Landscape. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

2009 Distance. 8th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale. The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2008 Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia

2008 Boris Iofan and The New Babel. Atelier №2 Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2007 The Age of Space. The A.S.Popov Central Museum of Communicationts. St Petersburg, Russia

2007 The XX Century Art in St Petersburg. The Central Exhibition Hall Manege. St Petersburg, Russia

2007 Something About Power. 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. The National Centre of Contemporary Art. L-Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2007 I Need No Map. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia

2007 New Angelarium. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

2006 Wake up! 3rd Baltic Biennale. Raumi, Finland

2006 Space I. Vostochnaya Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2006 Space I. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia

2006 Russia Fly By. Hungart-7. Salzburg, Austria

2006 New Russian Avant-Garde. Exhibition Hall BurdaYukom. Munich, Germany.

2006 Circle III. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia

2005 Steps. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

2005 Nimbus for the House. Kuhmalahti, Tampere, Finland

2005 Light I. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia

2005 In a Memory of Newton. The Multidisciplinary Project. The National Centre for Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia

2005 I Click, Therefore I Am. M’Ars Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2005 Human Project. Piterskie. 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2005 He Was a Tall Man… 100th Anniversary of Daniil Kharms. The Russian State museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2005 Faces. M’Ars Gallery. Marat Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2005 Collage in Russia 20th Century. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2004 The Emperor Paul I: The Modern Image of the Past. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2004 Stair to the Sky. ART-Kliazma. Moscow, Russia

2004 Silence. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

2004 NA KURORT. Kunsthalle. Baden-Baden, Germany

2004 Mimicry. Artist’s Village. St Petersburg, Russia

2003 Touch Me. The Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia

2003 The Space of a Picture — The Space of Reality. The Akhma¬tova Museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). Goethe Institute. St Petersburg, Russia

2003 Digital-Analog. New Countdown. Marat Guelman Gallery. Central House of Artist. Moscow, Russia

2002 Russian Artists. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark.

2002 Project Live Architecture: Park of Sculpture and Relaxation. The Akhmatova museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia

2002 Lost Heroes. ARTGenda. Hamburg, Germany

2001 MIR-PEACE. Borey Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2001 Re: MIR-PEACE. ArtAgents Gallery. Hamburg, Germany.

2001 Dembelsky Album. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). Soros Foundation. St Petersburg, Russia

2001 MEDIA-PRIVET. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2000 Art Festival of St Petersburg. Musikhouset. Esbjerg, Denmark

2000 Black Boxes of Dreams. Introspection. Project for 3rd International Performing & Experimental Art. St Petersburg, Russia

2000 Interseason. Art-Ambulance. St Petersburg, Russia

1999 Art of Still Life. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

1999 4th International Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

1998 Myths & Legends. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

1997 Cultural Landscape of Kaliningrad. The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia

1997 A Window to the Holland. Amsterdam, Netherlands

1996 4th International Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia

 

Art Fairs

2016 Viennafair. The New Contemporary. Vienna, Austria

2015  CosMoscow. Moscow, Russia

2014 Contemporary Istanbul. Istambul, Turkey

2014 Viennafair. The New Contemporary. Vienna, Austria

2014 CosMoscow. Moscow, Russia

2012 Contemporary Istanbul. Istambul, Turkey

2012 Art Moscow. 16th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2012 Viennafair. The New Contemporary. Vienna, Austria

2012 Art Basel. Basel, Switzerland

2011 Art Moscow. 15th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2010 CosMoscow. Moscow, Russia

2010 Art Moscow. 14th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2010 ARCO. Madrid, Spain

2009 The Armory Show. New York, USA

2009 Scope Miami. Miami, USA

2009 Scope New York. New York, USA

2009 Art Moscow. 13th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2008 ARCO. Madrid, Spain

2007 Art Moscow. 12th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2007 Cornice Art Fair. Venice, Italy

2007 Art Moscow. 11th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2006 Art Moscow. 10th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

2005 Art Moscow. 9th International Art Fair. Moscow, Russia

 

 

Museum Collections and Foundations

 

ArtLink. New York, USA

Chairman, Aldrich Museum of Art. New York, USA

Contemporary Art Museum art4.ru. Moscow, Russia

Freud’s Dream Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

Kala Art Institute. Berkeley, San Francisco, USA

Kolding Art Institute. Kolding, Denmark

Kolodzei Art Foundation, Highland Park, NJ, USA

Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

Novy Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

PERMM Modern Art Museum. Perm, Russia

Red Bull Collection, Salzburg, Austria

RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia

The Museum of Contemporary Art ERARTA. St Petersburg, Russia

The National Centre of Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia

The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia

The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia