Volodymyr Budnikov

Volodymyr Budnikov

Was born in 1947. Lives and works in Kyiv.

In 1965 he graduated from Taras Shevchenko State Art School, in 1971 - from Kyiv State Art Institute, (Tetyana Yablonska's studio).

He is a member of the National Artists' Union of Ukraine since 1975.

Volodymyr Budnikov is a Honored Artist of Ukraine, professor of the National Ukrainian Academy of Arts. In 1998 he was awarded with the title "Artist of the Year" and "Zolotyi Peretyn" award at the III International Art Festival in Kyiv. The artist's works are in public and private collections in Austria, Germany, the USA, Japan and Balkan countries.

Selected Exhibitions


Realism? ,Ya Gallery Art Center,Kyiv


Paper Wars, LITEXPO, within Art Vilnius 2011

Boys and Girls, with Vlada Ralko, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Feel! Abstract Art vs Contemporary Music, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk, curated by Pavlo Gudimov


Clouds, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv

"Landscapes. Retrospective 1968 - 2008", Museum of Russian Art, Kyiv


Miniart, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

Paradise, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv

Landscapes, Museum of Russian Art, Kyiv


Hunting, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Сlassic motive, Karas Gallery, Kyiv


New Works, Karas Gallery, Kyiv


Painter's Pleasure, Karas Gallery, Kyiv


Endless Voyage, Karas Gallery, Kyiv


Landscape, Centre for Contemporary Art "Soviart", Kyiv


Drawings, Lavra Gallery, Kyiv

Painting, gallery "In der Gerbgruben", Burgenland, Austria


Retrospective, Gallery L-Art, Kyiv


Objects, Centre for Contemporary Art “Soviart", Kyiv


Gesture and painting, Karas Gallery, Kyiv

Oasis, Exhibition Hall of the National Artists' Association of Ukraine, Kyiv

Non-Figurative Art Biennale, Kyiv


Retrospective, exhibition hall EEG, Berlin, Germany

Kunst Melle, Berlin, Germany
Wia Regia-97, Erfurt, Germany
Kyiv - Odense - Toulouse, painting exhibition, Kyiv


White in White, Exhibition Hall of the National Artists' Association of Ukraine, Kyiv

“Ukrainian Avant-garde 1910 - 1996", Painting Exhibition, Odense, Denmark


Gallery Pallet, Kleve, Germany

Gallery Kunst - Brucke, Berlin, Germany

Secret of Life, Gallery Alipiy, Kyiv

Painting Exhibition, Palace Egermann, Burgenland, Austria


Painting Exhibition, Gallery Intercontinental, Berlin, Germany


Painting Exhibition, Gallery Loggia, Hilton, Vienna, Austria
Painting Exhibition, Gallery Raissa, Erfurt, Germany
Painting Exhibition, Gallery "K. d'Eparne", Toulouse, France


Painting Exhibition, Gallery "Inselstrasse, 13", Berlin, Germany


Painting Exhibition, Gallery "Handeswerbend", Vienna, Austria
Painting Exhibition, Cultural Centre, Bonn, Germany


Painting Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the National Artists' Association of Ukraine, Kyiv
Painting Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Artists' Association of the USSR,Moscow

Painting Exhibition, House of the USSR Culture and Science, Berlin, Germany

Catalog of the author's works
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
20.10.2021 – 27.11.2021