Volodymyr Kostyrko

Volodymyr Kostyrko

Volodymyr Kostyrko

Born in 1967 in Lviv. In 1987, he graduated from the Lviv School of Applied and Decorative Arts, and in 1999 from the Lublin Catholic University, Faculty of Art History.

One of the organizers of the "Vyvyh" festival in 1990-91. Since 1994, author and participant of group and personal projects in Ukraine and abroad.

Works in the style of "new old masters".

Аrt historian and artist, a living classic

The author of the concept of interpretation of the heritage of Lviv, in particular artistic solutions of author's design and interiors, introduced the fashion for sentiment and careful (honest) restoration. Specializes in interior design, in particular of cafes and restaurants in Lviv. Among them: "Under the Blue Bottles", "Cafe 1", "Kabinet", "Kumpel", "Robert Doms Hop House", "CC Local", "Mons Pius", "Centaur", "Atlas".

Participant of more than a hundred exhibitions, author of more than 20 personal exhibitions. Author of objects, installations, painter.

Lives and works in Lviv.

Personal exhibitions


Ars Longa, Ya Gallery art center, Dnipropetrovsk

The Louvre, with Eugene Ravsky, сurated by Pavlo Gudimov, Lviv Palace of Arts

Transculture, Hudpromo gallery, Odessa

Master's Hand. Artists' Criminal Stories, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Rococo's not Dead, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv
I don't like fish, with Eugene Ravsky and Stanislav Perfetsky, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

Ares and Eros, Lviv Art Gallery, curated by Vita Susak

Knight, Center of Contemporary Art, Stanislav

Images of paintings, gallery Gerdan, Lviv

Group exhibitions


Ukrainian Cross-Section. Estuary, Centre for Culture, Lublin


Warhol's Rodychi. Western Ukrainian Contemporary Art, Ya Gallery art center's special project within ART MOSCOW 2012, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

Myth. Ukrainian Baroque, National Museum of Fine Arts, Kyiv, curated by Galina Sklyarenko, Oksana Barshynova

Figure Vіvace, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv, curated by Francoise Lacoste, Pavlo Gudimov


New Old Masters, Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

New Old Masters in Miniature, Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

New Old Masters, National Art Gallery, Lviv, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

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


MiniArt, Ya Gallery art center, curated by Pavlo Gudimov

Folk Contemporary, Ya Gallery art center, Kyiv

L 2, Lublin, Poland


Reanimation, Lviv Art Gallery, curated by Vita Susak


Persona, Palace of Arts, Lviv, curated by Ganna Drul'


Nyebyeskozhulte, Test Gallery, Warsaw


Atlantes and Caryatids, graphics, with Volodymyr Kostyrko, Dzyga Gallery, Lviv


“Spirit, Mind, Body", Lviv National Museum, curated by Yurko Boyko


5 Years of Freedom, Gerdan Gallery, Lviv, curated by Yurko Boyko


Erotic Representational Art of Ukraine, Lviv National Art Gallery, curated by Markiyan Yvachyshyn


Third Exhibition of Fellowship “Shliah", National Museum, curatored by Yurko Boyko

Catalog of the author's works
06.12.2022 – 26.03.2023
Exhibition Lviv Ya Gallery
09.10.2019 – 09.12.2019
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
07.02.2018 – 05.03.2018
Exhibition Kyiv Pavlo Gudimov Ya Gallery Art Centre
14.09.2016 – 17.10.2016
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
24.02.2016 – 03.04.2016
Exhibition Krakow International Cultural Centre
29.04.2015 – 01.06.2015
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
27.11.2013 – 11.01.2014
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
08.11.2013 – 14.12.2013
Exhibition Dnipropetrovsk Ya Gallery Art Center
05.07.2013 – 26.07.2013
Exhibition Lviv Lviv Palace of Arts
05.10.2011 – 07.11.2011
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
01.09.2010 – 27.09.2010
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery Art Center
Artbook Publishing House 2017
10.08.2022 – 10.09.2022
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery
10.08.2022 – 25.09.2022
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
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
15.09.2021 – 16.10.2021
Exhibition Kyiv Ya Gallery