SERGEY

BUNKOV

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Sergey Bunkov
bunkov@hotmail.com
Born: 1965, Russia. Moved to Israel in 1999

Education:
1987-91 BA in Fine Arts, Khabarovsk University, Khabarovsk, Russia; 1980-84 Art Education, State Art College, Blagoveshensk, Russia

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2009 – "…and the golden wings of praying mantises", The Old City Caesarea Gallery, Israel; 2009 – The National Liberty Museum, Glass gallery, Philadelphia, USA; 2008 -"Sergey Bunkov", Alternative Gallery, Paris, France; 2007 – "People of Tarot", Yaniv Glass Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2006 – "Sergey Bunkov", Thomas R.Riley Galleries, Cleveland OH, USA; 2005 – "Black Jack", Yaniv Glass Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2004 – "Love story…", Gallery of Professional Visual Artists Association, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2011- Israeli Glass 2011, Eretz Isrel Museum, Israel; 2009 - SOFA Chicago, represented by The Old City Caesarea Gallery. USA; 2009 - Liberty Glass Weekend an Auction, the National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, USA; 2009- SOFA Santa Fe, represented by The Old City Caesarea Gallery, USA; 2008 – "The Bridge for Peace", Material Matters Gallery, Toronto, Canada; 2007 – IJAYA Competition, Short list, Christie's, Ben Uri Gallery, London; 2007 – Fragile Reality, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2007- Glass Weekend'07, an International Symposium and Exhibition for Contemporary Glass, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ, USA; 2007- "PalmBeach3", represented by Thomas R. Riley Gallery, Palm Beach, USA; 2006 – SOFA, represented by Thomas R. Riley Galleries, Chicago, USA; 2006 – "Israel contemporary applied arts", Ben Uri Gallery, London; 2005- SOFA, "Updating Traditions" represented by AIDA, Chicago, USA.

Sculptural Projects:
2006 – 'Timing", glass sculpture, Rupin College, Israel.

Awards and Honors:

2004 – Alix de Rothschild Award, special commendation for glass work (in co-operation with Boris Granditsky).

Catalogue (selected):
2011- Israeli Glass 2011, Eretz Israel Museum, Israel; 2010-New Glass Review 31, The Corning Museum of Glass, USA; 2010-Studio Glass, Collection Anna and Joe Mendel, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; 2008 – Essay "AIDA: Fostering Israel's Contemporary Artists working in Glass", SOFA, Chicago, USA; 2008- "The Bridge for Peace", International Glass Show, Toronto, Canada; 2007 – IJAYA Competition, Ben Uri Gallery, Christie's, London; 2007 – " Fragile Reality", Israel Artists Creating in Glass, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2006 – Essay "Confession of Three Curators", AIDA, SOFA, Chicago, USA.

Collections: Yale University Art Gallery, USA; Toledo Art Museum, USA; Eretz Israel Museum, Israel; Montreal Art Museum, Canada