Nikolai Bartossik
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 Born in Ukraine, village Ivanki, Cherkasy region. Graduated from M. Boychuk Kyiv State Institute

of Decorative and Applied Arts as well as Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. Member of the National

Artists Union of Ukraine.


   Participant in many art exhibitions and competitions in Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Norway, Hungary,

Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Italy, and USA.  From 1976 to 1995 worked at Kyiv Centre of Monumental and

Decorative Arts.  Created, in collaboration with the artist  Ernest Kotkov, who was his teacher mentor,

three-dimensional space relief compositions, such as “Awakening”, “Let the Sun Always Shine” (Kuznetsovsk,

Urkaine), “Meteorites” (Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine), “By the Sources” (Kyiv, Urkaine).  Together with Ernest

Kotkov, created sculptural composition and art design for Kyiv metro station “Lybidska”.   


   From 1995 has been working in New York. Member of United Scenic Artists Union.  His work was presented

in Ukrainian Embassy in America, Washington DC, Ukrainian Institute of America, Artists Space, New York.  

Currently his work is presented by Ambienti Italia, New York.  





                                                                                       His artwork was published in:


                                                                                  Artists of Ukraine (Ukraine, 2006)

                                                                                  The Sculpture Reference (USA, 2005)

                                                                                  Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine (Ukraine, 2003)

                                                                                  Artists of Kyiv (Ukraine, 2000)

                                                                                  Encyclopedia of Living Artists (USA, 1999)

                                                                                  New Art International (USA, 1998)

                                                                                  Monumental Decorative Arts in

                                                                                  Architecture of Ukraine (Ukraine, 1988)