Wall Paintings

Iryna Lialko

Iryna Lialko

Was born in the Central Ukraine in 1981.

Graduated from high school and art school in 1996.

At 15 years of age went to the College of Arts, studied painting, graphic design, history of the fine arts, and other disciplines. Outstanding training and graphic talent resulted in a special grant to study art from the President of Ukraine.

In 1997, at 16, first participated in professional art exhibitions.

At 19 years old, in 2000, went to the Ukrainian National Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture in Kiev until 2006. Studied in the graphics department. Studied various graphic techniques - such as etching, linocutting, lithography, tree engraving, silk-screen printing, and other graphic techniques. For four years studied the technology of manual book creation and book illustration; including binding and cutting. Studied oil, acrylic, water color, and other painting forms.

In 2004 in parallel with academic training, began working in the sphere of interior design and murals. Created murals in Ukraine, Europe.

First international art competition of exlibris was in Poland in 1993; awarded prizes for excellence.

In 2005 began working as a professional photographer.

From 2010, until now is engaged in performance/show business. Creates live shows involving drawing with sand and speed painting. Creates hand crafted costumes for stage shows.

Has visited and performed in 30 countries, has participated in art exhibitions and competitions of painting and photography. While in these various countries, studied the culture and the traditions of these countries in order to increase knowledge and understanding, and enable more creative and diverse art.

Art works are located in the private collections of people from many countries.

Since 2014 is working and residing in the United States.

Is working in large and small graphic and picturesque forms, such as murals and exlibris. Excellent in creating digital graphics and using classical techniques. Constantly experimenting with innovative techniques.

2000-2006 Academy of The Fine Arts and Architecture. (Ukraine)
1996-2000 College of The Theater and Visual Arts (Ukraine) Honours of President Of Ukraine
1993-1996 Ukrainian Art school.

2015 American Art Awards. (USA) Best Artists Of Spiritual Subject Category. Best Artist Of Expressionism. Best Artist Of Abstract Expressionism.
2015 Prize International Rome Imperial (Italy, Europe)
2015 Artistic Botticelli Prize (Italy, Europe)
2015 International Art Magazine ArtAscent (Canada) Silver Artist of the “Magnificence”
2010 The international program «Art Olympus». Award for significant contribution to arts and culture in Ukraine. (Kiev, Ukraine)
2010 The 5th Emirates Photography Competition. (OAE) Awarded
2010 Competition "Riching Insite" (Los Angeles, USA) Honorable mention.
2009 International Exlibris art Exhibition (Taipei). Certificate of Award.
2009 11 Annual All Media Jured International Art Exhibition. (USA) Award of Excellence.
2008 The winner of competition. Digital Artists Space. (NY, USA)
2008 Exhibition at Digital Artists Space "Works by Iryna Lialko & Jennie Stoelting» (NY, USA)
2008 Southampton Camera Club 95th International Exhebition (Great Britain) Honour mention
2008 The Michaell Kellicutt - International Juried Photo Competition (USA) Honorable mention.
2008 Hun Gallery International in New York (USA). Award
2007 1st Digital Photography International Competition (Athenes, Greece) Honour mention.
2007 2nd International Assembly of arts. (Moscow, Russia). The winner
1994 International Exlibris Competition (Poland, Europe). The winner

List of Exibitions:

2015 «Artist Portfolio Magazine» Publication (USA)
2015 «Yogi Times» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «The Adirondack Review» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «Real Yogi Magazine» Publication. (USA)
2015 «CURA» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «MARATHON» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «The White Squirrel» Spring, Volume XII Publication (USA)
2015 «Gone Lawn» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «Off the Coast» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 « Straylight» Magazine. Publication (USA)
2015 «Driftwood Press» Magazine. Publication.(FL,USA)
2015 «Crabfat» Magazine, Publication. (USA)
2014 «Crabfat» Magazine, Publication. (USA)
2014-15 Snap to Grid open Exhibition LACDA (CA, USA)
2014 «The Art of it All 3» Exibition (Colorado, USA).
2014 «Wide open Digital 2» Exibition (CA, USA).
2014 The New Collectors Book. Publication. (NY, USA)
2014 1st Italian Biennale of Creativity (Italy, Europe).
2013 Artist Representation. Creative Concepting Studio. (NY, USA)
2013 Int Exlibris Competition Riese Gymnasium 20 (Latvia, Europe)
2012 7 Int Triennial of graphic Art-Bitola MACEDONIA (Europe)
2012 IX Int Graphic Competition for Exlibris (Poland, Europe)
2012 Beijing 3d Int Exlibris Exhibition (China)
2009 56th Singapore International Photography Award (Singapour)F.I.A.P.
2009 Ukrainian Art Week (Ukraine)
2009 International Photo Exibition (Royal Photographic Society of England, UK)F.I.A.P.
2009 "Foto Odlot" 12th International Unconventional Photo competition (Poland)F.I.A.P.
2009 «HUGO» Create Graphic design Competition
2008 Exibition. Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center (USA)
2008 3d International assembly of arts. (Moscow, Russia).
2008 "IL Bosco Stregato." International Competition Ex-libris. (Italia).
2008 11.VOAV - Wettbewerb fur digitale Bildverarbeitung. (Germany).
2008 8Salon International de Imagen Virtual (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
2008 Exibition of Drawings 9 Anke Becker. (Berlin, Germany).
2007 International Photography Awards (California, the USA).
2007 16Trierenberg Super Circuit (Austria, Europe).
2007 6Special Themes Photo Circuit (Austria, Europe).
2007 27Photographic Competition Mountain Landscape of Jan Sunderland (Poland, Europe).
2007 1st International assembly of arts. (Moscow, Russia).
2007 The Al-Thani Award (Austria, Qatar).
2007 7th Loka International Salon of Photography LUMEN (Slovenia, Europe).
2007 10TH International Uncoventional Photography Competition. (FOTOODLET) (Poland)
2007 17Trierenberg Super Circuit (Austria, Europe)
2007 7Special Themes Circuit (Austria, Europe)
2006 The Al-Thani Award (Austria, Qatar)
2002 Republican Exhibition "Spring". (Ukraine)
2002 The Festival " On three foundations stands the Earth ". (Ukraine)
2002 Congress of designers. (Ukraine)
2002 Exhibition " Dotted lines of the future ". (Ukraine)
2001 The winner of competition of design schools of Ukraine. (Kiev, Ukraine)
2001 Dmytrenko`s competition. ( Kiev, Ukraine)
2001 Zaretsky`s competition. ( Kiev, Ukraine)
2001 Republican exhibition «Pictures of Ukraine ". (Ukraine)
2001 Republican exhibition «Women of Ukraine - Creators" ( Kiev, Ukraine)
2001 Republican exhibition «10 years of Chernobyl tragedy ". (Ukraine)
2001 Exhibition «Iryna Lialko and D. Baryshev» (Ukraine)
1999-2000 Exhibition "New Year Time" (Ukraine)
1999 Exhibition "Cherneta and his pupils» (Ukraine)
1999 Exhibition "Artists celebrate A.S.Pushkins Berthday» (Ukraine)
1999 Exhibition "Winter holidays-3» (Ukraine)
1998 Festival-competition. «Constellation» (Ukraine)