VALENTIN POPOV

7040 Sayre Drive

Oakland, CA 94611

Born 1956 in Kiev, Ukraine 



EDUCATION:
1974-80 Kiev State Arts Institute (Academy of Fine Art of Ukraine)
1969-74 Kiev State School of Art, Kiev, Ukraine

Foreign Member of National Academy of Arts of Ukraine

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2019 "Collected Moments" Modernism West, San Francisco, CA

2018 "FACE"-national academy of fine art of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

2017 “Ironic Icons” solo show at Long Beach Museum of Art. Long Beach, CA

2016 “Super Hero” (Mel Ramos, Valentin Popov, Victor Sydorenko),
National Academy of Fine Arts of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine 

2016 Long Sharp Gallery “Reflections” Indianapolis, Indiana 

2013 De Saisset Museum “FACE” University of Santa Clara, California 

2013 Imago Galleries “Water” Palm Desert, California

2011 Thom Andriola Gallery, "61,8%", Houston, Texas 

2010 Modernism Gallery, "In the Water", San Francisco, California

2009 Thom Andriola Gallety, "Vision & Light", Houston, Texas 

2008 Modernism Gallery, "Then & Now", San Francisco, California

2006 Modernism West, "25 Years", San Francisco, California

2006 Alycia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon 

2006 Modernism West, San Francisco, California 

2005 Alycia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon 

2004 Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, California

2004 Lora D Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2003 Lora D Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2003 Elezabeth Rice Fine Art, Sarassota, Florida

2002 "Val Pop" Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California

2002 Dee Pree Museum "Go Dutch", Holland, Michigan

2001 Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

2000 National Museum of Ukrainian Art, Kiev, Ukraine

2000 Pasquale Iannetti Art Gallery, "Collage & Sculpture", San Francisco, California

1999 Pasquale Iannetti Art Gallery, "Rembrandt-Not Rembrandt",
San Francisco, California

1998 Diane Nelson Fine Art, "Rembrandt-Not Rembrandt", Laguna Beach, California

1997 Kismet Gallery, "Crucifixion of St. Batman", San Jose, California

1996 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Romantic Cynicism", New York, New York

1996 Kismet Gallery, "Romantic Cynicism", San Jose, California

1995 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Torrents of Spring", New York, New York

1994 De Saisset Museum, "Romantic Cynicism", Santa Clara, California

1994 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Rembrandt Collage", New York, New York

1993 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Popov + Popov", New York, New York

1993 Pasquale Iannetti Art Gallery, "Weird Monotypes", San Francisco, California

1992 Kentler International Drawing Space, New York, New York

1991 Warner Roberts Gallery, Palo Alto, California

1991 Arts Council of San Mateo, Belmont, California

1991 Central Exhibition Space of Association of Fine Arts of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

1990 University of California, Berkeley, California

1990 Allport Gallery, San Francisco, California

1988 Kisgaleria, Pecs, Hungary

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2019  Collected Moments, Modernism West, San Francisco, California

2016 “Super Hero” ( Mel Ramos, Valentin Popov,Victor Sydorenko)

2015-2016 Long Sharp Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

2014 Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA

2012 New gallery, Houston, TX

2012 Modernism Gallery, Summer selection

2001 Imago galleries , Palm Desert, California

2005 Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, Colorado

2004 Modernism Gallery, "25-th Anniversary Show", San Francisco, California

2003 Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, California

2002 Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1998 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Group show", New York, New York

1998 Diane Nelson Fine Art, "Contingent Reality", Laguna Beach, California

1997 Kismet Gallery, "Group show", San Jose, California

1997 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Group show", New York, New York

1996 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Group show", New York, New York

1995 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Group show", New York, New York

1994 Mimi Ferzt Gallery, "Ascending Angels", New York, New York

1994 De Saisset Museum, "Ideal Landscapes", Santa Clara, California

1994 Kala Institute, "Fellowship Award", Berkeley, California

1994 Aurobora Press,"The Figure", San Francisco, California

1993 California Museum of Arts & Crafts, "Icons in Contemporary Art",
San Francisco, California

1993 J. Claramunt Gallery, "Sacrifice", New York, New York

1993 Olga Dollar Gallery, "Miniatures", San Francisco, California

1993 Ruth Benjamin Fine Art, "The Spirit Within", Napa Valley, California

1993 Davidson Galleries, "Group Show", Seattle, Washington

1993 Smith Anderson Gallery, "The Black & White Show", Palo Alto, California

1992 Emeryville 6th Annual Exhibition, Emeryville, California

1992 Pasquale Ianetti Gallery, "12 Contemporary Artists", San Francisco, California

1992 One Market Plaza "Russian Art at Home & Abroad", San Francisco, California

1991 "Coming to America-World View Point", West Cal Bank, San Mateo, California

1991 Ayzenberg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1990 International Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1990 Warner Roberts Gallery, Palo Alto, California

1990 Olga Dollar Gallery, "Summer Selection", San Francisco, California

1988 "Contemporary Art of the Ukraine", Ukraine Institute of America,
New York, New York

1988 "Modern Art of the Ukraine", New Jersey Institute of Technology,
Newark, New Jersey

1988 Crane Club Gallery, New York, New York

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Collected Moments, Modernism West, San Francisco, California

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
New York Public Library, New York, New York
De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, California
Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Museum of Russian-American History of Alaska, Sitka, Alaska
Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
Logan Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, San Francisco, California
National Museum of Ukrainian Art, Kiev, Ukraine
Iris & Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Art, Stanford, California 
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
Schow Foundation, San Marino, California
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
Harvey S. Firestone Library, Prinston University, Princeton, New Jersey
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
Yele University Art Museum, New Haven, Connecticut
Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan 
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California
Stanford University Libraries, Department of Special Collections, Stanford, California


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE:
1992 Fellowship of KALA Institute, Berkeley, California
1991 Smith-Anderson Printshop, Palo Alto, California
1990 Djerassi Foundation, Woodside, California
1980 1983-89 Senezh Artists' Residence, Moscow, Russia
1980-82, 84-86 Republic Sednev Artists' Residence, Chernigov, Ukraine


AWARDS:
2015 Foreign Member of Academy of Fine Arts of Ukraine

1988 Silver Medal, Academy of the USSR
1984-1986 Grant from the Association of Fine Arts of the USSR
1981-1984 Grant from Academy of Art of the USSR

LECTURES:
1991 University of California at Berkeley, Graphics Department
1991 Graduate Seminar, San Francisco Art Institute
1990 University of California at Berkeley, Graphics Department

BIBLIOGRAPHY:
2018 - 290 pages book "FACE"- portraits by Valentin Popov

             De Saisset Museum and Soft Scull press

2009-320 pages monograph-Valentin Poov. Modernism Gallery!

2000 "East Bay Monthly", November, Cover
2000 "Juxtapoz", Nov/Dec., pages 26, 27, 28, 29, 78.
2000 " Deutsche Presse", SECTION: International News, September 19, 2000
2000 "The New York Post", September 12, 2000, Tuesday
2000 "Figurative Bridge", Valentin Popov in Kiev National Museum, Ukraine
1998 "The Orange County Register", Fine Arts, July 19
1997 "The Cigar", Barnaby Conrad III, Chronicle Books
1997 "Romantic Cynicism", Valentin Popov, ARC-Ukraine, Kiev
1997 Manhattan-A Photographic Tour, Crescent Books, New York, NY
1997 "The Torrents of Spring", Ivan Turgenev, Grove Press, New York, NY
1995 "The Basics of Buying Art", Cindi R. Maciolek, p. 93
1994 "EYE", San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, p. 30
1994 "Batman Saves", Metro, Sept. 22 - 28, p.107
1994 San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 19
1994 "Arts" San Jose Mercury News, Sept. 18, pp.6
1994 Silicon Valley Visitors Guide, September 
1994 The Valley Catholic, August 16
1994 New York Times, NY, February 13
1994 "Novoye Russkoye Slovo", October 21
1994 "Eastvillager", ART , November
1994 Contra Costa Times, October 7
1994 "Holy Bat Artist", Metro, October 27 - Nov.2
1994 "Artistwriter", December, pp. 1-3
1994 The Santa Clara, November 17
1994 Santa Clara Spectrum, November 9
1994 ''Rob Report'', December, page 88
1992 "Novoe Russkoe Slovo", No. 13, New York, NY
1992 Daily Sitka Sentinel, Alaska, July 31
1992 Alaska South Eastern Magazine, No.10 Vol 2, October
1991 "Soviet Artist Valentin Popov comes to Belmont", May 1, Belmont Times
1991 "Glasnost comes to Belmont", May 15, Belmont Enquirer Bulletin
1988 "Monograph", Drug Chitacha (Reader's Friend), September 25