Denis Chernov Pencil drawing, oil painting, etchingDenis Chernov was born in 1978 in Sambir, Lviv province, Ukraine. He lives and works in Kharkiv after graduating from Kharkiv Art College, in 1998, Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts (Chair of Graphic Art), in 2004. He regularly participates in artistic exhibitions (above thirty five), both in Ukraine and abroad. Most of Denis Chernov’s artworks are kept in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Italy, England, Spain, Greece, France, USA and Japan. Some works were on sale at Christies.
In 2004 – 2006 he held a studying workshop at Kharkiv Art College, at present he is a lecturer in drawing at Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. Since 1998, has taken part in numerous research studies and conferences in aesthetics and philosophy, at the same time fruitfully participating in art shows. Since 2006, he is one of the co-founders of an artistic society “INSIGHT”.
Denis Chernov works in a wide range of graphic and painting techniques, though his favorite is pencil drawing, which covers such as landscape, portrait, nude, genre compositions, book illustration, literary and historic reconstructions and fantasy.
Scholastic research luckily combines with his creative work to form a single entity, by which the latter serves as attesting ground of the sorts for his theoretical findings, and the former embraces and systemizes the experience gained through workshop experimentation. The amalgamation of these approaches is of particular significance for an acting artist, which, for example, can be traced, in his work on the graphic cycle “Symbols of Time in Eternity”.