oleksiy koval

About

born in 1979 in Kyiv, Ukraine
lives and works in Munich

1989 – 1990
Classes in composition, painting and drawing at Lyudmila Senchilo

1990 – 1997
Study at National Art School of T.G.Shevtchenko in Kyiv

1996 – 1997
Classes in composition at Prof. Vitaly Shostya

1997 – 1999
Study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Kyiv

1999 – 2005
Study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich. Meisterschüler

2006 – 2007
Lectures on the subject painting at philosophy seminars of Dr. Markus Kleinert, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

2010
Founding RHYTHM SECTION with Kuros Nekouian and Stefan Schessl – a project on the subject ‘rhythm’ in visual arts.

2011
Founding THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE

2012
Lectureship and workshop, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv
Lectureship and workshop, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore

2013
Lectureship, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, Wuhan
Lectureship, School of Visual Communication, Kyiv
Workshop, Remise, Zurich
Lectureship, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran

2014
Lectureship, Dzyga, Lviv
Lectureship and workshop, Center of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi

2015
Lectureship and workshop, Chamber of architects, Izmit

2016
Lectureship, Fine Art School of Creative Arts University of Hertfordshire

2017
Artwork as an Event: Symposium, University of Hertfordshire
Lectureship, European House of Art Upper Bavaria, Freising

EXHIBITIONS (selected):

2017
BOOGIE WOOGIE RHYTHM SECTION, Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam
RHYTHM SECTION IM SCHAFHOF,European House of Art Upper Bavaria, Freising
ARTMUC Kunstmesse, Munich
BOOGIE WOOGIE RHYTHM SECTION, Gallery Karin Wimmer, Munich

2016
RHYTHM SECTION OFFBEATS, Karşi Sanat Gallery, Istanbul
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Schafhof, Freising
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam
BOOGIE WOOGIE RHYTHM SECTION, Arti et Amicitae, Amsterdam
ESSENTIALS, Haus der Kunst, Munich
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE – STEVE COLEMAN AND FIVE ELEMENTS, Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich
Hydrography III – abstracts in watercolor, LaKasernaBad Nieuweschans
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, University of Hertfordshire

2015
If chaos had a name, THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, TIL Gallery, London
Rhythm & Method, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA SYNDICATE, chamber of architects, Izmit
CONCRETE POST 3, raum2810, Bonn
RHYTHM SECTION, Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Odessa
Kuros Nekouian & Oleksiy Koval, LW 44, Munich

2014
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA SYNDICATE, CCA, Tbilisi
RHYTHM SECTION, Center of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Days of Performance Art in Lviv
I:O Koktebel Art Residence, Ford Museum, Gölcuk
RHYTHM SECTION, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig
RHYTHM SECTION GEGEN DIE WAND, LW 44, Munich
RHYTHM SECTION EDITION, planparallel, Art Karlsruhe

2013
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Azad Art Gallery, Teheran
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Academy of Fine Arts, Teheran
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, St. Pauls Kirche, Munich
RHYTHM SECTION EDITION, planparallel, Berliner Liste, Berlin
I:O Koktebel Art Residence, Koktebel, Crimea, Ukraine
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, BBK Galerie der Künstler, Munich
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE trifft STEVE COLEMAN & FIVE ELEMENTS, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Remise, Zurich
RHYTHM SECTION, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Hydrography-abstracts in watercolor, De Vishal, Haarlem
RHYTHM SECTION, LW 44, Munich

2012
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv
RHYTHM SECTION, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv
RHYTHM SECTION, Zentrifuge, Nuremberg
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
RHYTHM SECTION, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
OLEKSIY KOVAL & PETER WEIGEL Kunstverein Landshut, Landshut
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, Westpol A.I.R. Space, Leipzig
THE BEAUTIFUL FORMULA COLLECTIVE, LW 44, Munich

2011
RHYTHM SECTION KIEW-MÜNCHEN, LW44, Munich
RHYTHM SECTION SIEBEN, sihlquai55, Zurich
RHYTHM SECTION TRIFT TADA UND STEVE COLEMAN, Marstall, Berg
Dynamo, St. Paul’s Kirche, Munich

2010
Meine Lust und meine Freude, Die Repueblik, Munich
Wir arbeiten -Ihr spinnt. Folge 1: Kiew, House of Artist, Kyiv
Auf aus mit Papier, LW 44, Munich
RHYTHM SECTION IM FRUCHTHOF, Fruchthof Munich

2009
Weltraum-Jahresüberblick, Lothringer 13, Städtische Kunsthalle Munich
Venus&Mars, curated by Leonhard Hurzlmeier, Weltraum, Munich
...das ist immer schwierig bei so Gruppen…, OPTION-MUENCHEN
1st floor, OPTION-MUENCHEN

2008
In Colour, Marstall zu Schloß Berg

2005
Universal Painting, The Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Universal Painting, Gallery of the Hubei Art Institute, Wuhan
Universal Painting, White Space Gallery, Peking
Universal Painting, Doulun Museum, Shanghai
Munich School?, Kunstverein Aschaffenburg
Munich School?, Museum Katharinenhof, Kranenburg

2004
Spirit, Katholische Akademie in Bayern, Munich
Frische Farbe!, Galerie Bodenseekreis, Meersburg
Munich School?, Kunstverein Aichach

2003
So stelle ich mir den Sommer vor, Galerie Albrecht, Munich
Neues und Altes, Galerie Albrecht, Munich

2001
Ground Colour, Otto Galerie, Munich

PRIZES, GRANTS, SPONSORS

2015
Support of the project by the Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts; the Department Of Arts And Culture City Of Munich

2012 – 2013
Grant ‘Katalogförderung’, LfA Förderbank Bayern

2012
Support of the project by the swiss culture foundation ProHelvetia; The Institute Of Contemporary Arts Singapore; Lufthansa Cargo

2011 – 2012
Grant Atelierförderung of the Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts

2010
Support of the project by Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Stuttgart
Goethe Institute Kyiv

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlung, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Galerie Bodenseekreis, Meersburg
Katholische Akademie in Bayern, Munich
Ford Museum, Gölcuk
St. Paul, Munich

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

China, Germany, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Ukraine

PUBLICATIONS

Universal Painting (ISBN 7-5394-1691-2)
Munich School? (Neuer Kunstverein Aschafenburg)
Rhythm & Method (ISBN 978-7-5394-6223-3)
Rhythm Section Kyiv 2012 (Kulturreferat München)
München zeichnet (ISBN 978-3-00-042706-0)
Die Fläche besiegen / Beating the surface (ISBN 978-3-941951-74-7)
Rhythm & Method vol. II (ISBN 978-3-945296-21-9)

TV SHOW

ARD – ALPHA, KUNSTRAUM – PORTRAIT



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