Semion’s Bio

Semion’s Bio

Semion was born in Chisinau, 1954.  In 1973 he graduated from Repine College of Art in Chisinau and received Sculptor’s Diploma.  Specializing in monumental sculpture.  He started his career as a sculptor in Chisinau, where he worked from 1973-1990 and he installed some outdoor sculptures in the city of Chisinau.  He continued working as a sculptor after moving to Israel in 1990.

His sculptures have been published in numerous Newspapers and Magazines; Israel, France, Russia, USA.

In 2003-2005 assisted in creating and establishing memorial monument (Trinity Root) of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001.  In 2004, he was selected as a winner at the Art Global Competition of the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in New York City.

Semion has many works in private, corporate collections and museums, among them C.A.S.E. Museum of Contemporary Russian Art in Jersey City and National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia.


HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

1991          Admitted into the Sculptors Society of Israel.

2002         Winner of the competition for creation of a decorative sculpture of the city of Natania in Israel.

2003         Installed outdoor decorative sculpture in central square city of Natania, Israel.

2004         Winner of the Art Global Competition of the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in New York City.

2013         Award For Sculpture In Memory Of Shaun Miller Given By The Inn At Phillips’ Mill And Eleanor Miller.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1978          “Autumn exhibition”, Chisinau, Moldova.
1979          Republican Exhibition “Sport for Art”, Chisinau, Moldova.
1982          “Autumn Exhibition”, Chisinau, Moldova.
1983          Republican State Sculpture Exhibition, Chisinau, Moldova.
1987          Republican State Exhibition “Young people”, Chisinau, Moldova.
1987          Exhibition “Sculpture for Landscape”, Chisinau, Moldova.
1988          Republican Sculpture Exhibition, Chisinau, Moldova.
1988          “Young Artists Exhibition”, Moscow, USSR.
1990          “Autumn Exhibition” group of Sanur, Art Village Sanur,Israel.
1991          “Exhibition group of Sanur”, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1992          “Exhibition group of Sanur”, Haifa, Israel.
1992          “Sculptures Round” in President’s Forest, Jerusalem, Israel.
1993          “Exhibition group of Sanur”, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1994          “Exhibition group of Sanur”, Jerusalem, Israel.
1995          “Exhibition Art group of Sanur”, Paris, France.
1995          “Olim” Artists Exhibition, Jerusalem, Israel.
1996          “Spring Exhibition group Sanur”, Art Village Sanur, Israel.
1996          ArtExspo, New York, NY.
1997          Exhibition Group of Sanur, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1998          Exhibition “Young Russia” C.A.S.E. Museum, Jersey City, NJ.
1999          Exhibition Group of Sanur, Haifa, Israel.
1999          Exhibition group of Sanur, Jerusalem, Israel.
1999          Exhibition group of Sanur, Kiryat-Motzkin, Israel.
2000          The Gallery on the Cliff, Natania, Israel.
2001          “Cultural Center”, Natania, Israel.
2002          “Cultural Center”, Art G 7+1, Natania, Israel.
2004          Associate member Exhibition of Audubon Artists inc. Oak Ridge, One forest park, NY.
2005          Rockaway Artists Alliance, Inc. Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY.
2005          National Liberty Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
2006          Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA.
2008          Kouros Gallery, Accrochage-Summer 2008, New York, NY.
2009          Phillip’s Mill, 80th Annual Art Exhibition, New Hope, PA.
2010-11    Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens, Devon, PA.
2011          Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery, Maryland, MD.
2012          Lapham Gallery, Glens Falls, NY.
2013          Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY.

2013          Phillips’ Mill, 84th Annual Art Exhibition, New Hope, PA.

 

 

 


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