Biography of Artur Vasilevich

Artur Vasilevich was born in 1964 in Mosty, Belarus

Since 1995 - resides in Ohio, USA
1991-1994 - PhD in Painting and Monumental Art, State Fine Art Academy, Minsk,
Belarus. Graduate Advisor - Michael Savitski
1985-1990 - MFA in Painting and Monumental Art, Belarusian State Art
Academy, Minsk, Belarus
- studied techniques of mural, fresco, mosaic, stained glass, glaze painting
on ceramic tiles, limestone curving, egg tempera, wax, oil, and watercolor
1976-1982 - BFA in Painting, Art School for Gifted Children, Minsk, Belarus

Public and Private Art Commissions:

2008 - Stained glass windows for Mother of God of Zyrovicy Church in Strongsville, OH
2007 – 2008 - Composition of painted sculptures, 2020 Center Rd, Cleveland, OH
2007 - Mural on canvas “Meditation Evening” (170X56 inches) Carmel, CA, USA
2006 - Mural on 3-4 stories barrel ceiling (128 sq. feet) Westlake, OH, USA
2005 - Mural on the wall “Underwater World” (230 sq. feet) Columbus, OH

2001 – 2005 - Mural (650 sq. feet) “Fauna and Flora” Belli’s dental office, Kent, OH
- Mural on the frieze of the “Johnny’s-bistro”(212 sq. feet), downtown,
Cleveland, OH
- Murals on ceiling “Fight with tiger”, “Three graces” (total – 120sq.feet)
Bratenahl, OH
- Mural painting “Dreams of Chechen Itza” for spring National City
Home and Garden Show (100 sq. feet)
- Mural “Open window” (120 sq. feet), Pepper Pike, OH
- Mural “Lake Erie” (420 sq. feet), Chesterland, OH
- Mural on ceiling “Good vs. evil” (450 sq. feet) – includes more than
100 figures Bratenahl, OH

2000 - Stained glass window (45 sq. feet) inside-outside view in Mother of God of
Zyrovicy Church, Strongsville, OH

1997 - Won a mural competition and made mural painting “Celebration of
Cleveland” (20x35 feet) in Downtown Cleveland, OH

1995 – 1996 - The altar parts “Our Lady of Mf. Cormel Church”-460 sq. feet, gold, leaf,
Oil, Wyandotte, Michigan, USA
- The altar part of Greece Orthodox Church “Mother of God”, “Two
Angels” (490 sq. feet), acrylic, canvas Detroit, Michigan
1991 – 1994 - Stained-glass windows in National State Library, Minsk, Belarus– 320 sq. feet

1990 - Fresco on ceiling & walls of District Health Center “Hymn of Beauty”
commissioned by City Council of Minsk - 790 sq. feet;
- Mural on ceramic tiles “Memento Mori” 80 hand-painted ceramic tiles

1989 – 1987 - Lime stone “Seasons” on facade of district agriculture center, Kobrin,
Belarus, 1770 sq. feet, 3 levels color lime carving
- Lime stone “Night Rendezvous” of the lobby of district cultural center,
Kobrin, Belarus, 550 sq.feet, 3 levels color lime carving
- Lime stone “Fauna and Flora” in Children Recreation Center Belarus
commissioned by Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Druskeninkaj
Lithuania, 390 sq.feet, 3 levels color lime carving
- Lime stone “Folk traditions”,Cultural Center,Grodno, Belarus
1076 sq. feet, 3 levels color lime carving

Sculpture and Architecture:

2008 - Sculptures, 2020 Center Rd, Cleveland, OH
1994 – 1995 - Restoration of XYI-XIX century churches in Germany by invitation of
German-Polish restoration company EXIM.
1990 - A stone monument on the East Cemetery, Baranovichi, Belarus, 2x3x1 feet
1988 - An architectural and sculptural composition at a Cultural Center
commissioned by of Grodno Council, Belarus – 30x30x30 sq. feet, natural
stone, mosaic, copper.
1987 - Five wood sculptures outside of Children Garden, Minsk, Belarus, 8x1x1 each

Selected Exhibitions:

2002-2008 - WKY- TV (Channel 3), Cleveland, OH, USA

2007 - Personal Show Watercolor, “Opus Gallery”, Pepper Pike, OH, USA
2003 - World Trade Center Site Competition, LMDC, New York, NY, USA
2006 - Selected Show, Long Beach Art, CA, USA
2005 - Selected Show, Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA, USA
- Selected Show, Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY
- Selected Show, Salon International, San Antonio, TX, USA
2004 - Selected Show, Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA, USA
- Selected Show, Avalanche Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2002-2006 - Gallery Carla, Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
- Gallery Grand, Watercolor Show, New York, NY, USA
- Brenda Kroose Gallery, Cleveland, OH, USA
- Griffon Gallery; Cellura designs Inc, Cleveland, OH, USA
- Blue Moon Gallery, Cleveland, OH, USA
- Gallery “D’Jonout”, Gallery Opus, Pepper Pike, OH, USA
- Gallery Spaces, Cleveland, OH, USA
- TV – channel 8 News, -channel 5 News, channel 3 News

1999 - International Competition “Millennium 2000”, sponsored “Windsor & Newton”
1997 - Personal Show “Eddie Moved” Gallery, OH, USA

Press release:
February 20,2008 The Plain Dealer, Business, Cleveland, OH
September 8-14, 2007 Crain’s Cleveland Business, OH
May 17, 2007 Currents, OH
March 23, 2003 The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
February 2002 Russian Magazine
April 2002 Art Crowd magazine, OH
April 2002 Sunday Magazine Prospect
April 1999 Reference Letter “Windsor & Newton”(Painting “Expectation”)
November 1999 The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
July 1997 Northern Ohio Life, magazine, OH
July 6, 1997 The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
July 30, 1997 The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH
November 1997 Russian Magazine
January 1996 The News – Herald
January 17, 1996 Heritage Newspaper
March 1994 Mastatstva, magazine, Belarus
March 1991 Mastatstva, magazine, Belarus (Fresco “Hymn of Beauty”)
December 1992 Dobri Vechar, newspaper, Belarus