LIMMUD FSU NY Presenters 2016

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Grigory Gurevich Sculptor, painter, photographer, graphic artist, printmaker, art book creator, and inventor

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Grigory has had more than four hundred exhibitions in the United States and Europe and conducted hundreds of sculpture workshops in Italy, Denmark, Russia, and the United States. His paintings, drawings, and sculptures have won numerous awards and are in public and private collections in Russia, Switzerland, France, Croatia, Germany, Slovakia, and the United States. He has had his solo shows in Savitsky Museum in Penza city in Russia in July 2010 and August 2012 and many shows in the Museum of Russian Art in the United States. He received a master’s degree in art from the Academy of Fine and Industrial Arts in Leningrad, Russia and was a professor at St. John’s University, New York, and a faculty member of Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts. His bronze tableau of seven life-size figures entitled "The Commuters", sculpted in 1985, is permanently installed in Newark Penn Station. His bronze bust of Japanese-American Inventor Kazuo Hashimoto is installed in NJIT, Newark, NJ. His book "Reflections" features seventeen linocuts, etchings, and mixed media prints have been included in the print collection of New York Public Library as well as the rare book collection of Newark Museum Library, Library of Saint Bonaventure University, and Print Collection of HERMITAGE MUSEUM in Leningrad, Russia. In April 1995 Mr. Gurevich was granted a patent on a new type of manifolding book, one of which" Numbers 1-10,10-1", is in the collection at the Brooklyn Museum and two different kinds of books are in the collection of a library at Columbia University of Chicago. In 2004 his pen and ink drawing "The Tree" had been accepted as a temporary loan to the Gallery of Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. His work won many awards and honorable mentions. His biography is published in "Who is Who in American Art", "WIKIPEDIA" and many magazines and newspapers and cast on television shows in different European countries. His sculpture "CLOWN" will be exhibited in March 2016 in Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia with the opening on the 17th of March, 2016.