Mykhailo Skop

1993 - Born in Lviv, Ukraine

Artist, illustrator, Doctor of Philosophy

The primary media are easel graphics, mural art, digital art, and multimedia installation. Since February 24, 2022, Mykhailo has created military posters supporting Ukraine and volunteers. He believes in the power of visual signs because they can ignore geographical and language barriers, making their way straight to the human heart.


I. Trush Lviv State College of Decorative and Fine Arts. A.A, Artworks Restoration, 2013
Lviv National Academy of Arts, M.A, Graphic Design, 2019
Lviv National Academy of Arts, Ph. D., Fine Arts, Decorative Arts, Restoration, 2023

Solo Exhibitions and Projects:

2024 - When We Were Shadows, Gunpowder Tower, Lviv, Ukraine
2022 - War Diaries, The Why Not Gallery, T'bilisi, Georgia
2021 - Pathway, performance, Lviv, Ukraine
2020 - Present, Lviv, Ukraine
2020 - Appearance, happening , Lviv, Ukraine
2018 - 49, performance, Tse gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2016 - Sleepless Eye, Mykhailo Hrushevsky State Memorial Museum, Lviv, Ukraine
2015 - Militant Church, Lviv Art Palace, 2015, Lviv, Ukraine
2015 - Before Dawn, Sholom-Aleichem Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects:

2024 - Fake (f)or Real: A history of forgery and falsification. Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Sweden
2023 - Wartime Posters. Tourist Information Center Zaporizhia, Zaporizhia, Ukraine
2022 - Ukraine. Under a Different Sky. Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2022 - Life defeats death. Ukraine now. Reus, Catalonia/Spain.
2022 - Ukrainian wartime poster. Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine
2022 - Mariupol. Vivre. Théâtre de la ville, Paris, France
2022 - Carteles de guerra. Ucrania, Langa del Castillo, Spain
2022 - Ukrainian Voice. Your choice!, Bread & Salt, San Diego, USA
2022 - When Walls Talk, House of European History in Brussels, Belgium
2022 - Reflection, Art in a Time of War, Westflügel Leipzig,Leipzig, Germany
2022 - Poster Art For Ukraine, Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, USA
2022 - Stand With Ukraine, Association of graphic designers 4th block, Ukraine
2022 - Text and Visions of Ukraine, Ukrainian League of Philadelphia, USA
2022 - Transit zone. Exit gate № 2022, Artist, Kyiv, Ukraine
2021 - Avangard Festival, Lviv Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
2021 - Exhibition from the residence on Bakota in Khmelnytsky, Museum-Library of the Podolsk Society, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine
2021 - The Great Cellar, Poltava Academic Regional Puppet Theater, Poltava, Ukraine
2021 - Second Ukrainian Biennale of Levkas, White World, Kyiv, Ukraine
2019 - Sun territory festival, Vinnytsia, Ukraine
2019 - Falling Shadow project, Dream at the Gardens of Giardini of the Ukrainian pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2019 - InkBox, performance, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
2018 - New wave exhibition, iFest Republic, Lviv, Ukraine
2018 - Night without sleep, Tse gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2017 - Mezzanine, Tse gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2016 - Gothica!, Catastrofa gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2016 - From the Gallery's collection, IconArt gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2015 - Shingle, Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Spain, Madrid, Spain
2014 - High Castle, International Autumn Art Salon, Lviv Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine
2010 - High Castle, International Autumn Art Salon, Lviv Art Palace, Lviv, Ukraine

Institutional and public collections:

- Chase Contemporary, New York, USA
- House of European History in Brussels, Belgium
- Mykhailo Hrushevsky State Memorial Museum, Lviv, Ukraine
- Historical and Memorial Museum of Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Kyiv, Ukraine
- Sholom-Aleichem Museum, Kyiv, Ukraine
- Tse gallery, Lviv, Ukraine.
- The national center of folk culture “Ivan Honchar Museum”, Kyiv, Ukraine
- The National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Revolution of Dignity Museum, Kviv, Ukraine
- Drohobychyna Museum, Drohobych, Ukraine
- Chapel of St. Tarasius, Baturyn, Ukraine