Andriy Lesiv

Born: 24.03.1984 in Ukraine.

Education:
1999 – 2003 – Lviv Art College of Decorative and Applied Art, restoration and conservation of art works department.
2003 – 2009 – Lviv National Art Academy, restoration and conservation of art works department.
2010 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Krakow, Poland.
2012 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Warsaw, Poland.
2009 – 2012 – postgraduate student of art criticism department, Ethnology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
since 2012 – research worker, art criticism department, Ethnology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
Working area: graphic, book design.
Live and work in Lviv, Ukraine.

Group exhibitions:
2009 – exhibition of VI International Plein-air of Painting “Nova Zagora-2009”, Municipal Art Gallery, Nova Zagora, Bulgaria;
2010
 – ART BOOK exhibition, Books and Printing Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2010
– exhibition of III International Plein-air of Painting “Znaki Pogranicza-2010”, Hadle Szklarskie, Poland;
2010 – exhibition "Art Book: Evolution of Publishing Ideas", "Coralli" Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2011 – exhibition “Lviv Graphic”, Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2011 – exhibition of III International Plein-air of Painting “Znaki Pogranicza-2010”, Gelerija Miejska ZSP, Rzeszów, Poland;
2011 – exhibition of 20th International Biennial of Homour and Satire in the Arts. Museum House of Homour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria;
2011 – exhibition of 14th International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms. The Municipal Art Gallery, Łódź, Poland;
2011 – exhibition “Art-Toy”, "P.ART.COM" Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2011 – "12+12" project, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia;
2011 – Artist's Book exhibition on 7. Moscow Book Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia;
2012 – "12+12" project, Museum "Tula Necropolis", Tula, Russia;
2012 – Art Book exhibition, Books and Printing Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2012 – "12+12" project on "BookNight 2012", Flacon Design Factory, Moscow, Russia;
2012 – Art Book exhibition on Lviv International Kids Festival, Lviv, Ukraine;
2012 – ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Urawa Art Museum, Японія;
2012
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Chiba City Museum of Art, Японія;
2012
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Kawara Museum, Японія;
2013
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Ashikaga Museum of Art, Японія;
2013 – Triennial of Children's Book Illustration, National Artists Union, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2013 – Sharjah exhibition for children book illustrations, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.


Awards:
2006 – award of XIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv (co-authorship with Romana Romanyshyn);
2009 – award of the International Renaissance Foundation for design of books, which were published under the support of IRF.
2011 – Grand Prix of the "Knyzhkove Levenia" Children Book Prize for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Lviv International Kids Festival.
2011 – award "Book of the Year" of XVIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale".
2011 – award "Honorary Mention to the Publisher" of 23. Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Bratislava, Slovakia.
2012 – "The White Ravens 2012", Special Mention for "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2013 – "The White Ravens 2013" for "Ivan Franko. The Turnip". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2013 Medal of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
2014 "BolognaRagazzi Award" in Opera Prima category for "The Stars and Poppy Seeds". Bologna, Ilaly.

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Romana Romanyshyn (website)

Born: 23.09.1984 in Ukraine.

Education:
1999 – 2003 – Lviv Art College of Decorative and Applied Art, Painting department.
2003 – 2009 – Lviv National Art Academy, Art Glass department.
2010 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Krakow, Poland.
2012 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Warsaw, Poland.
Working area: painting, graphic, art glass, book design.
Live and work in Lviv, Ukraine.

Solo exhibitions:
2007
– “Dzyga” gallery (with Olha Turetska), Lviv, Ukraine;
2009 – “Primus” gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2010 – “AVS-Art” gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2010 – “Pod Ratuszem” gallery, Rzeszów, Poland;
2011 – "Red Book" Art Project. “Primus” gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2012 – "Red Book" Art Project. “Knyharnia Ye” gallery, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine;
2013 – "Galeria 31" Lublin, Poland;

Group exhibitions:
2004 – animation contest “SILVER FLY”, Florence, Italy;
2005 – student art contest, Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine;
2006 – National graphic exhibition “Graphic – 2006”, NUAU, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2006 – exhibition for 60th Anniversary of Lviv Art Academy, Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine;
2008
– exhibition “Songs about Love II (textile, glass, ceramics)”, Museum of Ukrainian National Decorative Art, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2009 – exhibition of Decorative and Applied Art, Museum of Glass, Lviv, Ukraine;
2009 – exhibition “Geometry. Rectangle”, Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2009 – exhibition of VI International Plein-air of Painting “Nova Zagora-2009”, Municipal Art Gallery, Nova Zagora, Bulgaria;
2010
 – ART BOOK exhibition, Books and Printing Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2010
– exhibition of III International Plein-air of Painting “Znaki Pogranicza-2010”, Hadle Szklarskie, Poland;
2010 – exhibition "Art Book: Evolution of Publishing Ideas", "Coralli" Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2010 – art project "MOLOKO", Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine;
2011 – exhibition “Lviv Graphic”, Art Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine;
2011 – exhibition of III International Plein-air of Painting “Znaki Pogranicza-2010”, Gelerija Miejska ZSP, Rzeszów, Poland;
2011 – exhibition “Art-Toy”, "P.ART.COM" Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2011 – exhibition of 20th International Biennial of Homour and Satire in the Arts. Museum House of Homour and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria;
2011 – exhibition “Art-Toy”, "P.ART.COM" Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2011 – "12+12" project, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia;
2011 – Artist's Book exhibition on 7. Moscow Book Fair, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia;
2012 – "12+12" project, Museum "Tula Necropolis", Tula, Russia;
2012 – Art Book exhibition, Books and Printing Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2012 – "12+12" project on "BookNight 2012", Flacon Design Factory, Moscow, Russia;
2012 – Art Book exhibition on Lviv International Kids Festival, Lviv, Ukraine;
2012 – ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Urawa Art Museum, Японія;
2012
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Chiba City Museum of Art, Японія;
2012
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Kawara Museum, Японія;
2013
ВІВ 2011 exhibition - Ashikaga Museum of Art, Японія;
2013 – Triennial of Children's Book Illustration, National Artists Union, Kyiv, Ukraine;
2013 – Sharjah exhibition for children book illustrations, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Awards:
2004 – main award of animation contest “SILVER FLY”, Florence, Italy;
2005 – main award of student art contest, Lviv, Ukraine;
2006 – award of XIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv (co-authorship with Andriy Lesiv);
2009 – award of the International Renaissance Foundation for design of books, which were published under the support of IRF.
2011 – Grand Prix of the "Knyzhkove Levenia" Children Book Prize for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Lviv International Kids Festival.
2011 – award "Book of the Year" of XVIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale".
2011 – award "Honorary Mention to the Publisher" of 23. Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Bratislava, Slovakia.
2012 – "The White Ravens 2012", Special Mention for "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2013 – "The White Ravens 2013" for "Ivan Franko. The Turnip". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2013 Medal of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
2014 "BolognaRagazzi Award" in Opera Prima category for "The Stars and Poppy Seeds". Bologna, Ilaly.

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