Roman Hrab *
After the Siege, Donetsk Airport Control Tower (The Persistence of Memory)
Oil on canvas
24" x 28"
Donated by the artist
Roman Hrab’s work has always been the product of observation, extraction, and recombination. Hrab is a first-generation Ukrainian American artist residing in the Catskills in upstate New York. He received a BFA in Sculpture from New York’s School of Visual Arts in 1990 and pursued graduate studies in Painting from 1993 to 1995 at Janus Pannonius University in Pecs, Hungary. He is a fellow of the 2009 NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) MARK program, and the recipient of a 2006 Saltonstall Foundation fellowship and residency. He is also the Director of Operations for the Studio Arts program at Bard College, New York. Hrab has exhibited widely, both in the United States and overseas; his work has recently appeared in solo and group exhibitions at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art (Chicago), The Ukrainian Museum (New York), Roos Arts (Rosendale, NY), the Byrdcliffe Colony (Woodstock, NY), the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz (NY), the Ukrainian Institute of America (New York City), the Pera Museum (Istanbul), the John Davis Gallery (Hudson, NY), as well as at other galleries and venues.
Roman Hrab curated the exhibition CIM at The Ukrainian Museum (linked below).