In the gallery of NYU ART a personal exhibition of an outstanding Ukrainian artist, master of lyrical landscape is held. Sergey Shishko. The exhibition presents more than 60 works of painting and graphics from private collections, covering the entire creative path of the artist. In his works, the author continued and developed the traditions of the classics of the Ukrainian landscape.
Sergey Shishko was born in 1911 in Chernihiv region. He graduated from the Kiev Art Institute. During the period of study, the creative style of the young master was influenced by M. Boychuk, who at that time taught there. He continued his education at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture of the All-Russian Academy of Arts in Leningrad, in the workshop of B. Johanson. He was awarded the honorary title of People's Artist of the Ukrainian SSR (1964), People's Artist of the USSR (1974). A significant part of his life lived in Kiev. He died in 1997.