OMELIAN MAZURYK

1937–2002

Omelian Mazuryk

Omelian Mazuryk

Painter and iconographer. Born February 2, 1937 in Brezawa, Poland; died November 13, 2002 in Vaujours near Paris. Graduated from the Wroclaw Art School (1958) and the Cracow Academy of Fine Arts (1964); studied at the École des Beaux Arts in Paris (1967-68). Settled in Paris where he painted the iconostasis for St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Church (1969) and the chapel of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (Sarcelle). In Canada he painted the iconostasis of the Ukrainian Cathedral in Saskatoon and one for the chapel of the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Seminary in Ottawa (1989).

Starting with his first solo exhibition at Galerie Cimaise de Paris in 1972, Mazuryk had over 30 solo exhibitions in Toronto (1973, 1980, 1992); Paris (1975, 1980); Rome (1975, 1982); Manheim (1976); Chicago (1977, 1988); New York, Philadelphia (1979); Montreal (1980); Cleveland, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg (1983), Hamburg (1984), Munich, Detroit, and Oostende (1985), Lviv (1990). He exhibited at the Salon d’automne, Salon des artistes français, and the Salon international d’art sacré à Bergerac.

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