In 2011, the International Association of Culture and Art started a project in Ukraine through the prism of which Ukraine’s bright artistic potential can be discerned. The project, which everybody aged of 5 to 16 can participate in, presents young talented artists who promote the creativity of their thoughts, innovative thinking and search for new visions. The coordinator of the project “Fine and Decorative Arts Contest “PROSTO NEBYLYTSI” in Ukraine is Lviv Regional Charitable Foundation “TORBA”, and its organizer is the Center for Cultural & Arts Initiatives.

The organizer of the project of the Center for Cultural and Art Initiatives in Lviv received a list of works that were included in this year’s exhibition collection. The protocol commission worked up the results of the reviews of the members of the international qualification board.

The qualifying commission of the Project:

Emmanuelle Brunet is a painter, watercolorist, leader of the International Watercolor Society for the country of France. Joué-lès-Tours, France.

Mauri Virtanen is a painter, watercolorist, head of the International Watercolor Society in the country of Ecuador, member of the Union of Plastic Artists of Romania, of the Japan International Watercolor Institute, Chevalier Academicien (Knight Academist) of the Mondial Art Academia of France. Quito, Ecuador.

Ostap Kovalchuk is a Vice-rector of Ukrainian National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Candidate of Art Studies, Honored Worker of Arts of Ukraine. Kyiv, Ukraine.

Magdalena Mazik is an Art theorist, Head of the Department of Theory of Art of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow. Krakow, Polska.

Andras Manajlo is a painter. Vác, Hungary.

Silvia Monge is a painter, watercolorist, artist in glass and ceramics, member of the Advisory Council of the Board of Directors of the International Watercolor Society, member of the Costa Rican Watercolor Society. Teaching practice of watercolor painting (in the USA, Spain, Mexico, Portugal and the Czech Republic). San José, Costa Rica.

Roman Pyza is a painter, stained glass artist. Art director of the RIO stained glass workshop. Lviv, Ukraine.

Oresta Remeshylo-Rybchynska is an Associate professor of Institute of Architecture and Design of Lviv Polytechnic National University, Candidate of Philosophy, Member of National Union of Architects of Ukraine, Member of ICOMOS. Lviv, Ukraine.

Rostyslav Shmahalo is a Doctor of Art Studies, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of History and Theory of Art of Lviv National Academy of Arts, Honored Worker of Arts of Ukraine, Board Member and Head of the Division of Arts and Art Management of Lviv Regional Organization of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine, Member of Union of Art Critics and Historians. Lviv, Ukraine.

805 paintings from 22 regions of Ukraine were sent to participate in the All-Ukrainian project “PROSTO NEBYLYTSI” 2020. 638 paintings participated in the contest, while 42 paintings out of them were painted by children deprived of parental care and living in orphanages of Lviv Region. Over 160 works have been chosen for the exhibition of the best paintings.

Traditionally, we can find out what kind of works have entered the bunch of winners of this year’s art marathon on the day of the Gala presentation of the exhibition

This year the culmination of the project will take place in the Lviv Historical Museum (Lviv, Rynok Square 6, the upper floor of the building) on December 4, 2020, at 14:00.

Due to the anti-epidemic measures, the announcement of the results of the competition of the Project “PROSTO NEBYLYS-2020” schedule online.

The exhibition of works will last from December to January. It can be viewed in the online gallery around the clock and directly in the halls in accordance with the schedule of the Lviv Historical Museum (Lviv, Rynok Square 6, the upper floor of the building).

Participants of the exhibition of the best works of the project “PROSTO NEBYLYTSI” 2020

We invite all fans of real art to see the best works of art of the ninth season of the project, which was held exclusively as a public initiative! We tirelessly thank all the benefactors, volunteers, and unselfish partners who remain and multiply annually in the «PROSTO NEBYLYTSI” family.