One of the best contemporary watercolorists in the world.
Ievgen Petrov - water color - a very rare technique used in contemporary art. Artist proves that he can stay actual even in classical, traditional style. Size and accuracy are astonishing. However, the technique is less important than subject, where annoying social phenomena is the key topic of his works. Petrov is the unique documentary maker.
Author of lots of individual projects, among them: «PETROV’S DOGS» (2014 – Riga, Latvia) and BREAKWATER (2015 – TSEKH gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine), as well as participant of the group exhibitions (2016 – «LEAP TO EUROPE», Vilnius, Lithuania) and contemporary art fairs (2016, 2015 – POSITIONS Berlin, Germany, 2012 – Contemporary Istanbul, Turkey). Furthermore, even before his initial sculpture project «FROM VACATIONERS’ LIFE» (2016 – TSEKH gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine) Ievgen Petrov became widely recognized as sculptor, working in various author techniques. Geography of his fans is very extensive and covers dozens of countries.
Born on June 18th 1972 in Kherson, Ukraine.
Lives and works in Odessa, Ukraine.
1989-1994 – Grekov Art College, Odessa, Ukraine.
1994-1996 – International Academy of Arts, Odessa, Ukraine.
Scope Miami Beach 2017
Rotterdam Contemporary Art Fair 2017
SWAB - Barcelona international Contemporary Art Fair 2017
Scope Basel 2017
POSITIONS BERLIN Art Fair 2015, 2016, 2017
Contemporary Istanbul 2012
ART-VILNIUS, Vilnus 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Art-Moscow 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Salon D'automne, Paris, 2009
Self-acquisition, Tsekh, Kiev, 2008