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Born in 1971 in Vasilkov, Kiev Region, Ukraine. In 1988 graduated from the Secondary Art School named after Taras Shevchenko. Is a member of National Union of Artists in Ukraine since 1999. Painting, drawing, video art, art objects. The author’s works are stored and collected in private collections and galleries in Ukraine, Russia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan. Lives and works in Kyiv, Ukraine.



Selected exhibitions and art-projects:

- solo:

2018 Dust. Isupovs: Zina and Illiya, together with Z.Isupova, Dukat gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2009 Columbariy, peraffin, oil, author's technique, COLLECTION Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Golden eggs, vellum, oil, "Triumph" Gallery, Moscow, Russia. 
2008 Millet, vellum, wax, oil, Tsekh gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Simply, tracing paper, wax, oil, TSEH gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2007 Whirlpool, wax, oil, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2005 Beach, painting, KARAS GALLERY, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  News, painting, Gallery Triptych, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2002 Science and Life, oil painting, RA gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Show of one man, painting, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1999 Look at Ukraine, graphics, Passage du Retz, Paris, France.
  Giselle, video art, the club Saigon, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1998 The Thirst - an interactive project of desire, video art, Cyber ​​Cafe, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1995 Banana Republic, graphics, the Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1991 It's me - Ilya, graphics, paintings, Art Center Solsberry, London, Great Britain.

- group:

2018 Colorings, special project by BIRUCHIY in the framework of Kyiv Art Week, Toronto center, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Flashback. Ukrainian media art of the 90s, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 Shishakifest. Magic Realism and Household Mysticism, Shishaki, Poltava Region, Ukraine.
  We hope for understanding on your part, Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2016 Biruchiy comes Closer, Closer, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Unknown... to Sara Thorton, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Transformers. Evidence, as part of the international biennale of contemporary art Kunst-und FilmBiennale Worpswede, Worpswede, Germany.
2015 Auction of modern Ukrainian art, Museum "Spiritual Treasures of Ukraine", Kyiv, Ukraine.
2014 Ukrainian landscape, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  The Show within The Show, Mystetsky Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2013 Not painting, RA gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2012 Dream of Reason, Museum of Contemporary Art of Odesa, Odesa, Ukraine.
2011 Collection of gallery, RA gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Eternity, RA gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2010 New Man, international symposium of contemporary art BIRUCHIY 010, Zaporizhya, Ukraine.
  "...", A. Say, Zh. Kadyrova, Karas Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2009 Artists are painting (ballpen, A4), painting, Karas Gallery, ART-Vilnius, Ukraine-Lithuania.
2004 A Farewell to Arms!, painting, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2003 First collection, graphic, author's technique, Central House of Artist, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Documenta-2003, painting, Ukrainian Art Festival, "Ost Deutche Gallery", Regensburg, Germany.
2000 New aspiration, painting, Central House of Artist, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Alter natura, drawings, Soros Centre for Contemporary Art at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1999 Dreamcatcher-1, International Festival of Video Art, Kiev, Ukraine.
  Yundabdie post! -99, painting, the International Festival of Young Artists, Berlin, Germany.
  Berlin Bunker, graphics, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany.
  Screening, video art, the Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1998 The Crimean Project, installation, Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine.
1996 The Hermetic Forest, painting, installation, Soros Center for Contemporary Art at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  The product Fetishism, graphics, installation, International Art Festival, Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  The views with jam, graphic arts, installation, Soros Center for Contemporary Art at Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1995 The mouth of Medusa", installation, Center for Contemporary Art Brama, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Barbaros, installation, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine.
  Black and white, sculpture, object, Center for Contemporary Art Brama, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1994  Cultural Revolution, graphic arts, Contemporary Art Festival, Ukrainian House, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1993 Last tour, together with S. Isupov, painting, gallery VAAL, Estonia.
  Gene Mutation, together with I. Chichkan, paintings, Exhibition Hall of Ukraine Artists Union, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1992 The end of the year, graphics, "UKV" gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine.
1991 Moscow in Cambridge, graphics, exhibition of young artists in London, Great Britain.
1989 Republican Exhibition of Young Artists, Central House of Artists, Kyiv, Ukraine.