Mykola Malyshko

Mykola Malyshko

He was born in December 1938 in the village of Znamenivka in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
In 1961 he graduated from the Dnipropetrovsk Art School, and in 1967 from the Kyiv State Art Institute.
1997 — Laureate in the Artist of the Year nomination, "Golden Intersection".
1998 — Laureate of the Vasyl Stus Prize.
In 2009 - "DE PROFUNDIS" (From the DEPTH). "Art ARSENAL" Kyiv.
In 2012, Mykola Malyshko became the Laureate of the First Kyiv Biennale of Contemporary Art in the ARSENALE 2012 Discovery category.
In 2017, the winner of the Shevchenko Prize in the category "Visual Arts".

Lives and works in Kyiv region.

"Mykola Malyshko sets himself the task of recreating step by step the prophenomenon of culture, an idea of which we can form only from meager chronicles and distant reminiscences that we find in the folk carving tradition of Ukrainians."

Selected exhibitions


Mykola Malyshko.Soul , Dnipro Art Museum, Dnipro.


Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors , Lviv Palace of Arts, Lviv

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors ,Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev

Distance , Ya Gallery Art Center, Kyiv


Line, Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum

Clay, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk

Plain, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv


Ten Figures, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

To The Tree, Khmelnytsky Oblast Art Museum, Khmelnitsky

Pulse Of Africa, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk

Personal project, at the International Festival of Contemporary Art FIAT, Gallery Espace Croix-Baragnon, Toulouse, France

Reader, special project of Ya Gallery art center at the Fourth International Festival "Book Arsenal", Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv


Projects of projects, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Ukrainian slice. Lyman, Workshop Culture, Lublin

GRAND AND GREAT, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv


Neofolk project, Ya Gallery art center's project within GOGOLFEST 2012, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

The First Kyiv International Biennale of Contemporary Art ARSENALE 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, curated by David Elliott


Scene I. Scene II, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk

The strength of the human mind: sculpture, painting, Museum of Modern Art of Ukraine, Kyiv

Sculpture, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv


Wood, together with Oleksandr Babak and Tamara Babak, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Big Sculpture Salon - 2010, Ukrainian House, Kyiv


Big Sculpture Salon - 2009, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv


Echo, Ukrainian House, Kyiv

Ukrainian Wood, Ukrainian House, Kyiv


Decorative Art, Ukrainian House, Kyiv


Sofia Being Symbols. Sofia National Preserve, Hlibnya


National Pottery Symposium «Opishne -2000»

Project «Crossing», painting, sculpture. National artist union, Soros contemporary art centre, Kyiv

Project «White Crossing», painting, sculpture. National art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv


Color Environment, Soviart Gallery, Kyiv

Ukraine 99, Munich, Germany


Rebirth, Christian motives in works of Kyiv modern, Lavra Gallery, Kyiv

Ukrainian Painting Trienalle, Kyiv

International Art Festival, Gold Cross nomination, Kyiv

Crossing, 36 Gallery, Kyiv

Presence, Triptych Gallery, Kyiv


Wizard, Yava Gallery.

Moment, Art Museum, Vinniza

Spirit. Body. Mind, National Museum, Gerdan Gallery, Lviv


Me You (Denusova, Malyshko). Painting, sculpture, «Triptych» Gallery, Kyiv


Sculpture exhibition «Stup», Kyiv- Mohyla Academy, Kyiv

«Kunst in Ol» - Moderne Malarei aus der Ukraine. Bonn-Duisdorf, Germany


Easter. Ukrainian House, Kyiv


Farmstead, National Museum, Lviv

Catalog of the author's works
13.06.2018 – 16.07.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Center
11.03.2017 – 09.04.2017
Exhibition Dnipro Dnipro Art Museum
24.02.2016 – 14.04.2016
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
17.09.2015 – 15.10.2015
Exhibition Dnipropetrovsk Ya Gallery Art Center
17.09.2015 – 15.10.2015
Exhibition Dnipropetrovsk Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum
18.03.2015 – 06.04.2015
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
05.11.2014 – 29.11.2014
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
24.05.2014 – 31.08.2014
Exhibition Toulouse, France Toulouse Gallery Espace Croix-Baragnon
16.10.2013 – 10.11.2013
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
18.01.2011 – 26.02.2011
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
03.03.2010 – 23.03.2010
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
10.08.2022 – 10.09.2022
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
10.08.2022 – 25.09.2022
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery
30.03.2023 – 05.06.2023
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery
15.03.2023 – 21.05.2023
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
24.02.2023 – 21.05.2023
Exhibition Copenhagen Ukraine House in Denmark
31.01.2023 – 01.03.2023
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
06.12.2022 – 26.03.2023
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery
19.11.2022 – 27.11.2022
Exhibition Lviv Lviv National Academy of Arts
26.10.2022 – 26.11.2022
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
14.09.2022 – 15.10.2022
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
15.06.2022 – 18.09.2022
Exhibition Lviv Center of Architecture, Design and Urbanism Gunpowder TOWER
27.04.2022 – 26.06.2022
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery
20.01.2022 – 17.04.2022
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery