Sviatoslav Vladyka

Born 05.12.1975 in Ivano-Frankivsk. Lives and works in Lviv.

1993 - Kosiv College of Applied and Decorative Arts
1998 – Vasyl’ Stefanyk Carpathian National University
2008 Lviv National Academy of Arts, Department of Sacred Arts; MA in Iconography
Prize-winner of the State Prize of Ukraine in Architecture
Chairman of the Association of Sacred Arts
Co-founder of icon painting schools in Uzhhorod Theological Academy and at the Church of the Nativity of Virgin Mary in Lviv
Teacher at "Radruzh" Icon-Painting School at UCU
Member of the National Painters Union of Ukraine

Major creative works:

The author of the following churches interiors murals:
2002 - Joseph the Betrothed Church, Lviv

2004 - Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, Mukachevo

2006 - The Church of the Laying of Blessed Virgin Mary Belt, Lviv

2008 - Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Lviv

2011 - Peter and Paul Church, Novoyavorivsk

2011 - Chapel of Joanna the Myrrhbearer, Lviv, Sukhovolya

Group Exhibitions:
Ukraine / Greece / Czech Republic / France / Spain

The author’s works are in private collections in:
Spain / Canada / France / Germany

About me:

The basis of my creativity is a focus on integrity, the harmonious combination of the individual parts. To feel in real the sacral space is possible only through the experience of perfect integrity.