Name of Exhibition: “Reflection of Light”
Date: (17.08.2012 – 14.09.2012)
Venue: Tallinn, Kaarli pst. 8
Artist – painter, was born in Kiev, 11.04.1968; Education: 1988 – Kiev State Institute of Decorative and Applied Art and Design, graphic designer, 1994 – National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (teachers, academics V. Zabashta, N. Storozhenko), mural painter.
1998. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine.
Career.: 1994 – the first exhibition in the gallery “Slavutych” (Kiev), 1996 – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (UK, London), 1998 – The Ukrainian National Museum, the exhibition “Solar wind” (Kiev), 2000 -2002 – personal exhibitions at the Museum “Leighton House” (UK, London), Gallery Brasselsberg Kassel (Germany), 2001 – personal exhibition “Nexus Gallery” (Great Britain, Edinburgh), 2002 – personal exhibitions in the British Council (Kiev), 2003-2005; 2008r. – Moscow International Art Salon CHA (“Crimsky Val” Russia, Moscow), 2004-2005 – Museum “Ice House” (UK, London), 2006 – Gallery “Triptych” (Kiev), 2007 – personal exhibition at the gallery “Orangery” (UK, London), 2008 – Museum “Kuresaare” (Estonia, Saaremaa), solo exhibition in Central House of Artists (Kiev), 2009 – personal exhibition at the Ukrainian Museum (USA, Chicago), “EE Art Gallery” (UK, Cambridge), 2010 – Gallery of the Union of Ukrainians in Great Britain (UK, London) and solo exhibition at the gallery “Mystetska zbirka” (Kiev), 2011 – personal exhibition in the gallery ” Rios Art “(Estonia, Tallinn), participate in the art festival” Fine Art Ukraine “Mystetsky Arsenal (Kiev), 2012 – personal exhibition at Cambridge University (UK, Cambridge); Gallery” Arthol “Foundation for Assistance of Arts (Ukraina. Kiev), Personal exhibition in gallery “Rios Art” (Estonia, Tallinn).
Artist D. Dobrovolsky created a unique technique, his style, and it embodies his personality, sense of time, tastes and preferences; he works in oil paints on coloured backgrounds, preferably by palette knife; he designs mosaic, distinctive technique of contrast colours; the artist creates a picturesque mosaic that makes possible to transmit shimmering of light in the dozens, hundreds of different colours; He uses interesting combinations of contrast colours to reach the amazing harmonies of colour; His works decorate the Ukrainian art books in the sections of colour composition for the Ukrainian schools.
Dmitry Dobrovolsky many times participates in Ukrainian and international exhibitions, successfully holds solo exhibitions in the UK and Estonia (museum “Leighton House” gallery “Ice House”, “Nexus gallery”, gallery “Rios Art”, “US ART”); his paintings are in private and museum collections in Ukraine, UK, Germany, USA, Holland, Estonia Finland, France, Canada, Russia.
Awards.: numerous diplomas and certificates for the participation in international and national exhibitions, festivals and promotions.