Leonid Gervits

Education, Selected Awards, Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions, and Publications and Reviews.

Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Art

leogervits@gmail.com

Education

Post Graduate Studies, Repin Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

MFA

Repin Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia

BFA

The State Art College, Odessa, Ukraine

Selected Awards

2002

Second prize winner, Dutka Foundation, New York, NY

Finalist winner, The Artist’s Magazine competition (animal art category)

Honorable Recognition, the International Portrait Competition, Philadelphia, PA

2001

Medal of the Russian Minister of Culture for exceptional achievements.

1999

Finalist winner, The Artist’s Magazine competition (portrait art category)

1996

Exceptional Merit, the National Portrait Competition, New York, NY

1993

Exceptional Merit New York Portrait Forum, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

1986

Bronze Medal, the National Exhibition, Moscow Russia

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2007

Santa Fe Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2006

Pushkin Museum, Odessa, Ukraine

2005

Panov Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2001

Medici Haus Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

2000

1100 Madison Gallery, New York, NY

1992

Dow Jones Gallery and Princeton University,, Princeton, NJ

1990-91

Boursheid, Luxemburg

Galerie Kunstlergruppe Experiment, Stuttgart, Germany

Knyphausen Galerie, Neckarrems, Germany

1985

Pushkin State Museum-Preserve, Russia

1984

Artist’s Union Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

The Portrait Project: Artists Portraying Artists, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Walk on White, Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL

1998-2016

Annual exhibitions, Art Students League, New York, NY

1997-2015

Annual exhibitions, Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, NY

2014

Portrait Painting of the 20th Century. Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, Russia

2013

Portrait Project, Alex Adam Gallery, New York, NY

Selected works from the collection of Pushkin museum in Mikhailovskoe, in Art Museum of Great Novgorod, Russia

2012

Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yea Gallery, St. John University New York, NY

2011

TSKW Art Center, Key West, FL

2010

REAL (ists), Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, Fl

2002

Dutka Foundation, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1999

1100 Madison Gallery, New York, NY

1998

Grant Gallery, New York, NY

1997

The 1997 American Inaugural Exhibition, Washington, DC

1996

National Portrait Competition, New York, NY

1995

East-West Gallery, New York, NY

Polo Gallery Edgewater, NJ

CASE Museum Jersey City, NJ

1994

Kerigma Gallery Ridgewood, NJ

East-West Gallery, New York, NY

Juno Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Ende Gallery, New York, NY

Kerigma Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ

New York Portrait Forum, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

1989-1990

Art of the Soviet Union, Dusseldorf, Germany

Russian Art, Madrid, Spain

Leningrad School, Helsinki, Finland

Russian Art, Hamburg, Germany

Contemporary Art in USSR, Tokyo, Japan

Auctions

2008-2012

Tiroche Art, Herzlia, Israel (June 2008; January and June 2009, January 2011, 2012)

1989-1990

Drouot, Paris, France (June, November 1989; March, June, November 1990)

Represented By

  • Portrait South Inc. Raleigh, NC
  • Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, FL
  • Art Russia, London, GB

Museums

  • Yevgenii Yevtushenko Fine Art Museum, Peredelkino, Moscow District, Russia
  • Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Collection of the Russian Artists Union, Moscow, Russia
  • Lenin Museum, Gorki Leninskiye town, Moscow District, Russia
  • Museum of Fine Arts in Tomsk, Russia
  • Fine Art Museum Saransk, Mordovia
  • Pushkin Museum of Odessa, Ukraine
  • State Art Museum, Odessa
  • Stakhanov Art Museum, Ukraine
  • Bukhanchuk Fine Art Museum , Kmitiv Town, Zhitomirsky District, Ukraine
  • National Art Gallery, Chisinau, Moldova
  • Museum in Bendery, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic

Selected Publications and Reviews

  • The Portraits of Leonid Gervits by Murat Yellekoev et.al. Chrysalis Gallery, 2015.
  • Gervits, L. The Power of Truth The Lines of the League, Fall 2014, pp. 15-17.
  • “Leonid Gervits-Russian realist Painter” Brooklyn College Visual Artists Program, Lecture, Brooklyn College ,Boylan Hall,November,10,2011.
  • Morozova, T. “Exhibitions in Pushkin Museum” in Materials of the XIII International Conference, Pushkinskie Gory, February 2010, pp. 75-79.(in Russian)
  • Ergeeva,E. “Art of Leonid Gervits” Presentation at the XII International Conference in the N.Roerich Museum, Odessa, Ukraine, October 2009. ( In Russian)
  • Siple, M. “Painting Like the Old Masters” in American Artists, July 2007.
  • Sviatogorskaia galereia: sobranie zhivopisi. Vypusk 1. Muzei-zapovednik A.S.Pushkina: selo Mikhailovskoe, 2006. (in Russian)
  • “Passazh” magazine, Odessa, Ukraine, November 2003 (In Russian)
  • American Artist, November 1996.
  • Jewish action, New York, 1995, v.55., p.16
  • Ludwigsburger Kreisztzeitung, June 1990 ( In German)
  • Sudkurier, Germany, June 1990 ( In German)
  • Methods of Teaching Fine Arts, Leningrad (St. Petersburg): Repin’s Institute, Academy of Fine Arts, 1989, issue 3.(In Russian)
  • Tvorchestvo” Moscow, March 1988 (In Russian)
  • “Kartiny molodykh khudozhnikov” Moskow: Izobrazitelnoe Iskusstvo 1984. (In Russian)
  • “Panorama art almanac”. Moscow: Molodaja Gvardiia, 1983 (In Russian)
  • “Moskva” November, 1982 (In Russian)
  • “Ogonek” Moscow, is.1, 1982 (In Russian)
  • Vystavka molodykh sovetskih khudozhnikov”. Ilia Beshkov Gallery, Pleven, Bulgaria
  • “Sovetskii soiuz” October, 1982 (In Russian)
  • “Avrora” Leningrad (St. Petersburg). May, 1981 (In Russian)
  • Khudozhnik, Moscow, March, 1980 (In Russian)
  • “Ogonek” Moscow, is.48, 1979 (In Russian)

Principal Catalogues

  • REAL(ists), Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 2010
  • Leonid Gervits. Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, 1998
  • L’ecole de Leningrad: catalogue. Paris, Nov.-June. 1990, nov. 1989
  • Leonid Gervits: CASE Museum, Jersey City, NJ 1993
  • Leonig Gervits: catalogue of personal exhibition introduction by E.Sazhina, Leningrad, 1984

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Portrait Artists
  • Artist Union, St. Petersburg, Russia