Serhiy Mikhnovskyy (born 1961) is a contemporary Ukrainian artist (postpop-art, graphic art, installation art, mail art).
Born in Lviv, Western Ukraine, Mikhnovskyy attended Lviv Polytechnic Institute (now National University “Lvivska Politekhnika”), and received his B.F.A in Architecture in 1984. Mikhnovskyy then became a member of National Artists’ Community of Ukraine, member of Ukrainian Artists Club (UAC). He participated in a variety of art exhibitions the geography of which embraces such cities as Lviv, Kyiv (Ukraine), St.Petersburg (Russia), Tallin (Estonia), Warsaw, Krakow (Poland), Manchester, Belgrade, Kassel, Milan, Pisa, Calgary, Edmonton, Seattle, Atlanta, Saragossa, Barcelona, Sao Paulo,Buenos Aires, Osaka, Tokyo, etc. Since 1990 Mikhnovskyy held 24 personal exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad.
Among the most famous are such exhibitions as 20 days of one life, Project, Solo, White Nature, Transit 92-96, Abetka (ABC), Beautiful life…?, Time. Cronicle of XX century.
Mikhnovskyy was a supervisor of such art-projects as Money, money…- first international action of mail-art in Ukraine, 7 by 1 – in remembrance of Andy Warhol, Two in One – tandem painting.
In 2000 Serhiy Mikhnovskyy was awarded with the Lviv Mayor and Gerdan Gallery Award for the best supervisor project of year. In 1997 awarded with the prize for installation at Lviv autumn salon “Vysokyy Zamok”, in 1995 – second award at painting plein air in Krakow.
His works were amound the first to represent Ukraine in the auction Sothebis in Stuttgard in 2007. His paintings are in the museums and private collections of more than 20 countries, as well as in the collection of the Kennedy’s.