oleksiy sai

Born in 1975 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Graduated from Kyiv Art and Industry Colledge and Kyiv National Academy of Art and Architecture. In 2009 was included in the short-list of PinchukArtCentre prize for young artists. Created his own style known as "Excel-Art". His artworks are in the private collections of Philips De Pury and ArtCurial auction houses, and in private collections of the Western and Eastern Europe. In 2017 - participant of the RESÒ / Lab 2 project (BIRUCHIY contemporary art project in cooperation with RESÒ International Network for Art Residencies and Educational Programs), within the framework of which she visited the residence of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto. Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Resident of BIRUCHIY since 2012.

Selecred exhibitions and art-projects:

- solo

2017 Lost or found, Bunsen Goertz Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany.
  Temporary, America House, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2016 New landscape, Dymchuk gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Empire of plenty, Closer gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2015 Excel-Art, Bunsen Goertz gallery, Nuremberg, Kyiv, Ukraine. 
  Worse than reality, Karas gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2014 Vanishing specie, Yermilov centre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2012 Doom, Institutska str. gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Excel-Art, Black square gallery, Miami, USA.
2011 Waves of joy, Bottega gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2010 All colours of our monitor, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Welcome attitude, TSECH art gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2009 Excel-Art, TSECH art gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Excel-Art, TSECH art gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2007 Excel-Art, ArtStrelka projects gallery, Moscow, Russia.
  Excel-Art, TSECH art gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2003 Flat friends, Marat Guelman gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2002 Happy New Year, Marat Guelman gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.

- group:

2018 Permanent revolution, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
  Colorings, special project by BIRUCHIY in the framework of Kyiv Art Week, Toronto center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 We hope for your understanding, Closer Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Resident of Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy.
  Petliyk, Ryabchenko, Sai, SKY Art foundation, Art TSUM, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  ART WORK, Dworcowa gallery, Wroclaw, Poland.
  ART WORK, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Show Promise, Lviv Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine.
2016 Kylym. Modern Ukrainian artists, Zenko Foundation, Koruna space, Tatariv, Ivano-Frankivsk region, Ukraine.
  Unknown... to Sara Thorton, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2014 Premonition: Ukrainian art now, Saatchi gallery, London, UK.
  Ukraine. Road to freedom, The Ukrainian Institute of America, New York, USA.
  Ours, Yermilov centre, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
  I am a drop in the ocean, Kunstlerhaus, Vien, Austria.
  Amnezia project, SOUNDOUT festival, Berlin, Germany.
  The show within the show, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2013 Freedom square, YermilovCentre, Kharkiv, Ukraine.
  Ukrainian contemporary artists, Saatchi gallery, London, UK.
  Blinded by beauty, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  3 Odesa Biennale of Contemporary Art. Museum of Contemporary  Art, Odesa, Ukraine.
  Matrix/Collective Memory, Black Square Gallery, Miami, USA.
  Terrain orientation, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Art Wynwood, Miami, USA.
2012 ARSENALE 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  BIRUCHIY 012, International symposium of contemporary art, Biryuchyi peninsula, Ukraine.
  Kyiv Sculpture Project, M. M. Gryshko National Botanic Garden, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  COTEXT Art Miami, International contemporary and modern art fair, Miami, USA.
2011 Labour show, Visual Culture Research Center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  WRO 14 media art biennale, Wrozlaw, Poland.
  Independent new art of the new country 1991-2011, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2010 ЯКЩО/ЕСЛИ/IF, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia.
  Abstract vision test, Ya Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Picture’s manager, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2009 PAC prize nominee exhibition, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2008 Without brain, Gallery Arches, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2007 Young Ukrainian contemporary art, Gallilei art centre, Moscow, Russia.
1995 One year in jail, Squint Caponnier museum, Kyiv, Ukraine.