Artist Kustanovich Dmitry

Country: Russian Federation
City: Saint-Petersburg

Dmitry Kustanovich was born on the 29th of March in 1970 in Minsk. He lives and works in St. Petersburg. He held more than 70 exhibitions from 1995 to 2014, more of them are personal. His works are in galleries and private collections of many countries of the world. The beginning of creative activity of the artist passed in his native Minsk. Exactly here he started creating world famous series such as `City Rains`, `Butterflies`, `Glass`, etc. The artist held personal exhibitions in Minsk, participated in statements of theatrical stsenografiya.
Also personal exhibitions were held in Portugal, Germany, Russia, France, the Netherlands. In 2006 the artist moved to St. Petersburg. The first exhibition in which the artist participated, brought him success and recognition. He was accepted by famous Petersburg gallery owners such as Mikhaylov Georgy Nikolaevich (he is the founder and the owner of Fund of the free Russian modern art), Tretyakov Vitaly Petrovich and many others. Personal exhibition of Dmitry Kustanovich in Smolny Cathedral of St. Petersburg holds annually and becomes the Petersburg tradition. The artist creates new series of pictures: `Russian`, `Wood`, `The Petersburg court yards`, `Dreams on the Neva`, `The invoice of cinema`, `Etudes at a wheel`, `Feast of Orthodoxy`, `Alexander Nevsky Lavra`, `Esthetics of globalism `, `Female images`, etc.
The artist's homeland is Belarus. It always remained for him an inspiration source. Small streets of native Minsk, unique beauty of the Belarusian nature always lived in memory, touched heart of the artist and served as plots of his pictures. Working in St. Petersburg, he created and presented to the Russian viewer a new series of pictures which he called `My small homeland – Belarus`. On the 29th of December in 2009 by the decision of the International coordination council of the World alliance `MIROTVORETS` (Moscow) the artist Dmitry Kustanovich was awarded by the Medal `Talent and Calling` for promotion of ideas of the world.
In December, 2009 to Dmitry Kustanovich was given the rank of the Academician of Academy of the fine arts and design (St. Petersburg). In June, 2010 the personal gallery of painting of Dmitry Kustanovich – `Kustanovich's Gallery` was opened in St. Petersburg on B.Konyushennaya St., 11. Located in historic center of St. Petersburg, the gallery became one of the cultural centers which were visited by Petersburgers and guests of `the northern capital`. The artist's master classes, musical and creative evenings are regularly held in gallery. In 2012 the director Pyotr Soldatenkov, who is the author of the movie about Vladimir Vysotsky and many other known documentary pictures, submitted the new documentary about the artist Dmitry Kustanovich which is called `I love`. On the 2nd of December in 2013 Dmitry Kustanovich was awarded by the Diploma of the Metropolitan of St. Petersburg and Ladoga of Vladimir in Blessing for diligent works in glory of Sacred Church and in connection with the 300 anniversary of Holy Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra of St. Petersburg.
Dmitry Kustanovich is the inventor of author's technology of painting that is why he entered into the modern art as the master who was distinguished by originality, recognition, depth of the contents and high level of execution. He created the graphic language based on personal, musical perception of world around. Much attention is paid to a surface of a work of painting, the most picture plane having huge value for formation of space of the image. Character of compositions, singular solution of a surface form specific dynamics of pictures of Kustanovich.
By deep impressive layer directly on a canvas the master creates a dense palette on which he technically and precisely forms the creative plan. The author found the handwriting, the techniques using a palette knife that gives the chance to make painting volume, multilayered and polyphonic. His painting is impressive, grafic and distinguished. Lines are rhythmical and free. There is feeling of moderation and taste in expression and emotionality. It found a new manner of a stroke so-called `oil graphics`.
The technology of execution as equipment of fingers of the musician, is accurate, sensual, professional. Music education helps the author to perceive all natural phenomena at the thin intuitive level that gives to his works rhythm of a composite system and musicality to sounding of a palette. Meeting of classical art and modern culture. Richness of associations are characteristic for works of the artist. Allocating current trends in art, it is possible to tell that the artist is situated separately.
Some kind of `single` it attracts more and more attention every year. His handwriting is recognized. He is one of the most popular modern artists. Kustanovich's pictures are got also by collectors, and simply fans, including for the purpose of financial investments. He is one of the few artists, who caused many disputes, gained independent recognition and love of the audience.
Exhibitions
1995 - participation in the ` White Art Festival ` festival, Minsk, Belarus.
1996 - personal exhibition, the `Medea` Gallery, Minsk, Belarus.
1998 - personal exhibition, `Trait Club` , Minsk, Belarus.
1999 - personal exhibition, the `Constancia` Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal.
2000 – 2001 direction of the theatre set design of “The Marriage of Figaro” by Beaumarchais, the State Belarusian Youth Theatre, Minsk, Belarus.
2001 - personal exhibition, the `Brey` Gallery, Diepholz, Germany.
2001 - personal exhibition, the `Rauber` Gallery, Vechta, Germany.
2002 - personal exhibition, Association of State Literary Museums of the Republic of Belarus, State Museum of the History of the Belorussian Literature, The Belorussian Committee of the International Council of Museums `ICOM`, the `LaSandr-Art` Gallery, Minsk, Belarus.
2002 - personal exhibition `City Tunes -2` sponsored by the Minsk Municipal Executive Committee and the Art-Modern Gallery.
2002 - personal exhibition, `Elastogran`, Lemforde, Germany.
2002 – participation in the exhibition `Design: Interior-2002`, the BelExpo, Minsk, Belarus.
2003 – Dmitry Kustanovich was responsible for the design of the project “Children in the World of AIDS” held by the UN Rep. Office in Belarus and the Christian Children Fund. Within the project on December 1, 2002, the International Day against the AIDS, there was announced a national contest for children's creative works. More than 100 children and young people from all over Belarus took part in the contest.
2003 - personal exhibition, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2003 - Joint event of the ART-BELARUS Gallery and the team of artists from Petersburg `Glinka` was held. The event took place at the Moscow club `Club na Brestskoj`. The ART-BELARUS Gallery presented works by Dmitry Kustanovich.
2004 – participation in the International Art Show “CHA-2004”, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2004 – personal exhibition “Fisherman's Dreams”, creative workshop ` from Kust`, Troitskoye Predmestye (Trinity Suburb), Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – participation in the 22nd International Housing and Construction Exhibition “Belarusian House”, BelExpo, Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – participation in the 11th International Specialized Exhibition “Minsk Show. Design.Interior”, BelExpo, Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – participation in the exhibition “Belarusian Construction Week”, BELEXPO, Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – joint exhibition of the works by Belarusian artists `Les couleurs vives de la Russie Blanche` , the `Art et Actualite` Gallery, Paris, France.
2005 - personal exhibition, the studio ` from Kust`, Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – participation in the Belarusian artists joint exhibition “My City”, the University of Culture Gallery, Minsk, Belarus.
2005 – participation in the joint exhibition, the BelaRussian Art Gallery “Kartina”, the Netherlands.
2006 - personal exhibition, the studio ` from Kust`, Troitsloye Predmestye (Trinity Suburb), Minsk, Belarus.
2007 - personal exhibition, the Mikhaylov Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2007 - exhibition, Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2007 - personal exhibition “To My Father”, the `LaSandr-Art` Gallery, Minsk, Belarus.
2007 – participation in the X Moscow International Art Show “CHA-2007”, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2007 - personal exhibition “Crystal City”, the Gallery of Russian Art, 4 Bokshto Str., Vilnius, Lithuania.
2007 – participation in the VIII International Biennale of the Modern Art “Dialogues”, The Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St.Petersburg, Russia
2007 - personal exhibition, the Russian-German Centre, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2007 – participation in the exhibition the Modern Art Exhibition “Modern Art of St.Petersburg” held by the Centre of Modern Art “ARTINDEX”, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2008 – participation in the “CHA-2008” International Art Show, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2008 - personal exhibition “St.Petersburg – Minsk”, the `LaSandr-Art` Gallery, Minsk, Belarus.
2008 – participation in the regional exhibition “The World of Art” devoted to the Day of Artist, Tosno, Russia.
2008 - personal exhibition `Music on Canvas`, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2008 - personal exhibition “Butterflies-flowers `, the Jewelry Fashion Gallery “O!”, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2008 – participation in the “Art-Petersburg” International Art Fair, The Manege Central Exhibition Hall, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2008 - personal VIP exhibition `Carnival by Kustanovich`, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2008 - participation in the Christmas Art Fair-2008, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2008 - participation in the Christmas Art Fair, The State Dumas, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - personal exhibition, the Cultural and Educational Centre “Agora”, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2009 - personal exhibition “With Love to Petersburg”, The Smolny Cathedral, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2009 - participation in the “CHA-2009” International Art Show, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - personal exhibition-concert, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2009 - participation in the exhibition “Sectrets of Paris”, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - personal exhibition-concert, Major Concert Hall of the St.Petersburg State Polytechnic University, St.Peteresburg, Russia.
2009 - participation in a joint exhibition, the Wong Gallery, the Radisson Slavjanskaya Hotel, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - participation in the exhibition “Petersburg Art Seasons in Moscow”, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - participation in the exhibition “Traditions of Modern Age`, the Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - participation in the exhibition `Views on the Canal`, The “Monmartr” Art Gallery, St.Petersburg, Russia.
December 29, 2009 - the artist Dmitry Kustanovich is awarded the medal “Talent and Vocation” according to a decree of the International Coordinating Council of the world alliance “The Peacemaker” for the promotion of ideas of peace (order №177 dated December 12, 2009).
2009 - 2010 – participation in the International Exhibition “Peace Creators” (“MIRO-TVORTZY”), The Worldwide Alliance “Peacemaker”, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2010 - participation in the exhibition `Strolls of a Lonely Dreamer`, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2009 - 2010 – personal exhibition “Melodies of a Christmas Petersburg”, The Smolny Cathedral, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2010 - participation in the “CHA-2010” International Art Show, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2010 - personal exhibition “In Wait for the Summer or From the Black and White to the Colorful”, Тhe Gallery at 18, Mohovaya Street, St.Petersburg, Russia.
2010 - personal exhibition by Dmitry Kustanovich called “Melodies on the Canvas”, the State Museum “The Vyborg Castle`, Vyborg, Russia.
July, 2010 - the personal gallery of painting of D. Kustanovich – `Gallery of Kustanovich` was opened.

2010 - 2011 – personal exhibition, Smolny Cathedral (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2011 – joint exhibition `HOBBY of SPb: a collecting`, the Central hall `Manezh` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2011 – the personal exhibition devoted to the International Day of museums, the showroom `Smolny` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2011 – the specialized Collector trade fair, TsVZ `Manezh` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2011 – 2012 – personal exhibition, Smolny Cathedral (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2012 - the director Pyotr Soldatenkov, the author of the movie about Vladimir Vysotsky and many other known documentary pictures, submitted the new documentary about the artist Dmitry Kustanovich – `I love`.
2012 – 2013 – the personal exhibition devoted to the 300 anniversary of Holy Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra, Smolny Cathedral (St. Petersburg – Russia).

On the 2nd of December in 2013 Dmitry Kustanovich was awarded by the Diploma of the Metropolit of St. Petersburg and Ladoga Vladimir in Blessing for diligent works in glory of Sacred Church and in connection with the 300 anniversary of Holy Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra of the city of St. Petersburg.

2013 – 2014 – a personal exhibition, Smolny Cathedral (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2014 – the joint exhibition of outstanding artists of the present devoted to Days of the Belarusian culture in St. Petersburg (the organizers are National assembly of Republic of Belarus and the Secretariat of Council of Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the states), Tauride Palace (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2014 – participation in the ArtExpoSPb 2014 exhibition fair (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2014 – the specialized trade fair `Antiquarian Market` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2014 – a joint exhibition within a Year of culture in the Russian Federation `Art Action Sochi-2014` (Sochi – Russia).
2014 – participation in the art fair `Magic of Christmas`, Kempinski Moika 22 hotel (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2015 - personal exhibition, Gallery of Kustanovich (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2015 - participation in the “CHA-2015” International Art Show, the Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia.
2015 - participation in the art fair `ART TREND` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2015 - participation in the specialized trade fair `Antiquarian Market` (St. Petersburg – Russia).
2015 - participation in the art fair `Treasures of St. Petersburg`, House of Architects (St. Petersburg – Russia).
The works of the artists are in galleries and private collections of Belarus, Russia, the USA, Germany, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Turkey, Czech Republic, Spain, England, Canada, Israel and Poland.
At present Dmitry Kustanovich are living and working in St.Petersburg.



Work list
Painting (Picture) : Autumn birches
2015 y. / 100x60 cm
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Painting (Picture) : The spring day
2015 y. / 80x90 cm
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