Painters of Vitebsk

Artist – a magician, a big heart. It retrieves beauty finds freshness in all subordinates element.

Marc Chagall

Vitebsk Regional Library

Named After V. I. Lenin




 Yuri Chernyak created more than 60 museum and 20 exhibition expositions between 1970 and 2006. Among them are the project of Rosson Museum of the Partisan Movement (1976), the Museum of the 43rd Army, liberated the city of Vitebsk (1984), the project of the Museum of History of Vitebsk Police (1991), Vitebsk city museum of soldiers-internationalists (1995), House-Museum of Mark Shagal in Vitebsk (1997), Museum of Vitebsk energy system (2003), projects of the museums of Vitebsk power grid (2004), Lukoml state district power plant and the city of Novolukoml (2005).
Yuri Chernyak is a prize-winner and laureate of more than 30 exhibitions took place in Vitebsk, Minsk, Smolensk, Moscow, Finland and Canada. Among which are Achievement of the National economy USSR «Human work is held in high esteem» (1987), I all-USSR exhibition of decorative art and design (1980), I and II Republican exhibitions of decorative art (1979; 1986). Yuri Chernyak became the winner of the Vitebsk festival of creative intellectuals «Constellation of the muses» in the category «Artist of the year» in 1997. He was awarded the medal of the Belarusian Union of Artists for services to art.


Art exhibitions of Y. Chernyak



– regional exhibition «Vitebsk – 1000 years».



– republican reporting exhibition «Artists – Baikal-Amur Mainline».



– exhibition of Achievement of the National economy USSR (pavilion of public education).



– 1st republican exhibition of design art.



– 1st all-USSR exhibition of decorative art and design.



– republican exhibition «40 years of the Foundation of the Union of artists of the BSSR».



– 2nd republican exhibition of design art.



– exhibition «Human work is held in high esteem» (Achievement of the National economy USSR, exhibition hall «Worker and collective farmer»).



– personal exhibition devoted to the city festival of arts «Constellation of the muses», Vitebsk.



– regional exhibition based on the results of the open air devoted to P.M. Masherov.



– art exhibition «Vitebsk–Smolensk», Smolensk (Russia).



– regional exhibition devoted to the 50th anniversary of the «Mastatstva» plant.



– art exhibition «Vitebsk–Smolensk»;
– personal exhibition «35 years of creative activity».


Different years

– 16 regional art exhibitions and exhibitions of design art.



Dedicated to the 60th anniversary


10–22 April

 the Music room.



25 April–

30 June


– Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov.


1 July–

30 September


– V. Lenin Vitebsk Regional Library



– exhibition and presentationof projects in connection with a creative meeting with the artist-expositionist, designer, member of the Belarusian Union of Artists Yuri Chernyak «Spirituality. Morality. Culture» (Vitebsk regional library named after V. Lenin), Vitebsk.