Biography of Dmytriv Vikka

Dmytriv Vikka was born in a small town in the western part of Ukraine in 1996. Since early childhood art was an essential part of his life so becoming a painter was just a matter of time. At the age of 17 he joined the Lviv National Academy of Arts where today he is completing his Master's Degree in Monumental Painting. Dmytriv often partakes in different art events such as plein airs, symposiums, exhibitions. He feels it definitely helps with to broaden his outlook and intake new and fresh ideas which is vital in art field. "From abstract expressionism to graphics" is his art summed up in a few words.

Dmytriv likes to interject some figurative elements into the sufficiently abstract composition. At first look the disjointed symbols have their own unique history as well as their own emotional aspect. His goal is not to impose the viewers with his own interpretation of its history, but rather to provoke a reaction of their own associative order of thought with the help of common symbolism. Different daily images are among his strongest inspirations, the way they transform in his consciousness and the eventual output.