Born 1947 in Mukachevo, Zakarpattya region. Lives and works in Kyiv.
1966 - graduated from Taras Shevchenko State Art School.
1972 - graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture.
In 1995 Szilvashi was awarded with the "Artist of the Year" title in Ukraine and received a scholarship from Munich Municipality. Artist's curator projects were presented at International Art Festival in Kyiv in 1996 and 1998.