Misha Sydorenko is a contemporary figurative painter. His work is represented in private collections in France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Belgium, United States, Great Britain, Netherlands, Australia, China, Ukraine and Russia, as well as in public collections such as: Musée des Avelines (France), The Lviv National Art Gallery (Ukraine), La Salle University (Philadelphia, USA), Ukrainian Museum in New York (USA), The Lviv National Museum (Ukraine).
Born 13 June 1973, in an artistic family in Ukraine, Misha Sydorenko lives and works in Paris. Artist graduated from the National Academy of Fine Arts in Lviv in 1999. His experience in the free live model drawing workshops of the Philadelphia Sketch Club and SFAM (United States, 1994) has particularly refined his drawing technique.
Between 2008 and 2010, he painted numerous landscapes in Los Angeles, Malibu (California), San Francisco etc. In 2008, Misha Sydorenko exhibited his works at La Salle University (USA). This exhibition marks the start of an international career with exhibitions such as at the Schwab Beaubourg gallery in Paris, at the Hermitage Fund (France), at the Ukrainian Embassy in France, at salons like Art Capital (Comparaisons), Figuration Critique, Salon d'Automne. In 2016, the painter's largest solo exhibition was held at the National Gallery of Arts in Lviv (Ukraine). The retrospective exhibition "Hope" took place in 2022 in the city hall of 6th district of Paris, Saint Sulpice.
Misha Sydorenko is a member of the Maison des Artistes and the Foundation Taylor in Paris, as well as ADAGP.
“A painting is a journey, a journey to the depths of the soul through the aspects of life that I depict on my canvases. The most important thing for me is to capture the essence, the feeling, the emotion of my subjects. I record these ephemeral moments on canvas." Misha Sydorenko