Vadim Puyandaev (visual artist/performer) has worked as a painter, sculptor, and designer for over twenty years and has been participating in multi-media installation-performances since 1994. His fine art has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Russia, Israel, Japan, Switzerland, France, Spain, Canada, and the US. Puyandaev had also produced numerous pieces of monumental art, including a commission to design a bridge over the Red Sea in Israel. With Tsimbrovsky, he is a founding member of the creative collectives EVM Laboratories (Israel) and Avy K Productions (US), dedicated to investigating what emerges in performance at the nexus of different genres. He has been awarded by SOMArts, Stanford Arts Initiative, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism in Israel, Salon des Leopards (Saint-Tropez, France) and is the recipient of the Grande Medaille Republique Francaise at the Festival Palmares des Blues en Peitute, France.

 

Selected Exhibitions, Installations/Performances, and Public Art: 

 

2019

Solo Exhibit at The University Club of San Francisco, March - June.

Landscape #1, a live drawing-installation at the Joe Goode Annex, SF, CA, April 7.

 

2018

Group Exhibition at SOMArts Gallery in San Francisco, October 11- November 11. 2018.

The Other Art Fair  Show of Dancers painting series at the Barker Hangar, LA, October 25-28, 2018.

Exhibition Dancers series of paintings at the Joe Goode Annex  SF, CA  April 1-21.

Red Wind / Ruah Aduma, installation/performance at the Joe Goode Annex  SF, CA  April 19-21. 

 

2017

Red Wind/Ruah Aduma #2 presented as an exhibition/installation with live painting at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum Hollins University, June 20 - July 2.

Red Wind/Ruah Aduma #1, an installation with 'live painting' component SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts SF, May 24-25. 

 

2015 

Extraordinary Essence, a solo exhibition of paintings and sculptures presented by Vorres Gallery SF, October 3-November 12.

Un-Still Life, an audio-visual-kinetic installation Vorres Gallery SF, November 7. 

Suggestions of life in the dappled, a solo exhibition of paintings and sculptures presented by Hermitage Art Center SF, CA August 8-30.

Still LIfe #2, an audio-visual-kinetic installation Hermitage Art Center San Francisco, CA August.
Live Painting and Still Dance, an audio-visual-kinetic installation Hermitage Art Center SF, CA, July 25. 

Minotaur, an audio-visual-kinetic installation NOHspace SF, CA (design/live painting/costumes/movement action) March 13-14.
Everybody's Ocean, a group exhibition Museum of Art & History Santa Cruz, CA December 19 - April 19.

 

2014 

Everybody's Ocean, a group exhibition Museum of Art & History at Santa Cruz, CA, December 19 - April 19.
Group Exhibition Fine Art by Contemporary California Artists Peninsula Gallery - San Mateo, CA, April - May. 

 

2013 

LAByrinths: audio-visual-kinetic #1, an installation/performance at the Center for New Music (paper installation / live tape-drawing / sculpture) SF, CA, July 26.
PSi19 Now Then (artists marathon), Performance Studies International Conference 19 at Stanford University - Experiencing Temporality (paper costume -’Right of Spring’ as a diary note from The Book project).

The Book: 'Page Two' with Avy K Productions at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts March 22. ‘Sculptures in Action’ This page included an installation/performance with Puyandaev's sculptures. 

 

2012
Solo Exhibition March, Menlo Park, CA.

Ir-Rational, a multimedia installation/performance at ODC Theater San Francisco, CA (conceptual design - set/costumes).
Paul Dresher Ensemble Residency Program Oakland - development of multimedia Installation for Minotaur project.

 

2011

Exhibition/Installation and Performances with Live Painting at SOMArts Main Gallery, San Francisco, CA July 1-29. Puyandaev has been awarded the Commons Curatorial Residency at SOMArts for The Book project. 

Murals/Sculptures and Design BANYA SF San Francisco, CA.

 

2010
The Book # 2, installation and workshop/performance Live Painting and Dance with guest artists - workshop's participants San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, October 17.
The Book # 1, an installation Resident Artist Workshop at The Garage, San Francisco, September
 'Meditation on White Canvas' – an installation/workshop/performance with live painting at San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, October 17 (live painting, music, and dance). 

 

2009
Exhibition ‘Side-Effect’ paintings at Project Artaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Conceptual design and paper costumes for Nocturnal Butterflies, a multi-media performance/installation Project Artaud Theatre, San Francisco, CA (Nocturnal Butterflies dedicated to the legendary dancer, choreographer, mad genius, and beautiful myth of the early 20th century, Vaslav Nijinsky).

 

2008
Exhibition 
Psestic ‘Side-Effect' painting series, a part of Scrap-Soup project Project Artaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA December.
Conceptual design/paper-costumes/live painting Scrap-Soup, a multi-media performance at Project Artaud Theatre, San Francisco, CA.
Paper costumes for a dance performance 'Full Moon Syndrome' that was a part of the WestWave Festival.
Conceptual design/paper costumes The Silence of Stones, a part of the WestWave Festival, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

2007
The Garden,
a multi-media installation with live painting Dinkelspiel Auditorium Stanford University, CA.
The Garden,
a multi-media installation with live painting NOHspace, San Francisco, CA. Live Painting Moment’s Notice, Berkeley, CA.
Artworks Café Leon, Oakland, CA. 

 

2006 

The Process, Live Painting-Marathon 8 hours with the following exhibition in Eilat, Israel.

Puyandaev won a competition to create a 16 feet tall and 10 feet wide sculpture-ensemble (roundabout) Traveler with Bird entrance of the city Eilat, Israel, which was commissioned by the State of Israel.
Scrap Soup, multi-media installation with live painting at Suzanne Dellal Center for Theater and Dance, Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

2005
MoonFlaw,
a multi-media installation with live painting Suzanne Dellalcenter, Tel Aviv, Israel. 
Conceptual design/movement action, a multi-media installation/performance  Intersection, a part of the International festival '100% art' new Cameri Theater, Tel Aviv, Israel. 

 

2004
Puyandaev had won the competition and received a commission from the state of Israel to do artwork and design a bridge over the Red Sea in Eilat, the tourism city of Israel.
Intersection,
a multi-media installation with live painting, the Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.
Ad Libitum,
a multi-media installation with a live painting presented at the Jazz Globes festival Jerusalem, Israel.
Ad Libitum & The 5th Significance, multi-media installations with live painting Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2003
Solo exhibition, Kurbatav Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada.

Investigation in Live Art with EVM Laboratory's artists, improvisational sessions, live painting/movement actions, exhibitions.

 

2002 

Exhibition in Salon des Leopards, Saint-Tropez, France. Puyandaev won the Grande Medaille Republique Francaise at the Festival Palmares des Blues en Peitute, France.

Investigation in Live Art with EVM Laboratory, exhibitions, improvised sessions and live painting/movement actions. 

 

2000

Exhibition Farkash Gallery, Jaffa, Israel.

Exhibition the Nahamat, Eilat, Israel.

Artworks (watercolor) Olive tree Hotels in Jerusalem, Israel. 

 

1999-2001 

Investigation in Live Art with EVM Laboratory, improvised sessions, live painting/movement actions and site-specific artwork in the desert, Eilat, Tel-Aviv Israel.
Puyandaev was the main artist of Herod’s Palace Project in Eilat, Israel for three years (murals/paintings/watercolors). 

 

1998

Erotismo Exhibition Gallery Art Zero, Barcelona, Spain.
9 Japan 9 is an international art-show in gallery Brocken, Tokyo, Japan.
Personal Exhibition in the Philip Murray Center, Eilat, Israel.

 

1997-1995
Group International art-show in Zurich, Switzerland.
32 Annual open exhibitions. Final art institute of the San Bernardino, CA, County
Museum. 

Personal Exhibition, hosted by the Tel Aviv Suzanne Dellal center within the framework of  ‘Young choreographers’ festival where Puyandaev’s artworks had been executed in xylography under the topic “Dancing.”

 

 

Exhibitions: 

 

2019

Solo Exhibit at The University Club of San Francisco, March - June.

 

 

2018

Exhibition Dancers series of paintings at the Joe Goode Annex  SF, CA  April 1-21

 

2017

Red Wind/Ruah Aduma #2 presented as an installation/exhibition at Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University, June 20 - July 2

 

2015 

Extraordinary Essence, a solo exhibition of paintings and sculptures presented by Vorres Gallery SF, October 3-November 12
Suggestions of life in the dappled, a solo exhibition of paintings and sculptures presented by Hermitage Art Center San Francisco
,CA August 8 - 30 

Everybody's Ocean, a group exhibition at Museum of Art & History at Santa Cruz, CA December 19th - April 19th

2014 

Everybody's Ocean, a group exhibition at the Museum of Art & History at Santa Cruz, CA
December 19th - April 19th
Group Exhibition Fine Art by Contemporary California Artists at Peninsula Gallery - San Mateo, CA April-May 

 

2013

Solo Exhibition Pacifica CA  April 1-30

 

2012 

Solo Exhibition March, Menlo Park, CA 

 

2011
The Book – Exhibition/Installation/Performances at SOMArts Main Gallery S. F. CA July

 

2009
Exhibition ‘Side-Effect’ at Project Artaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

 

2008
Exhibition ‘Psestic’ at Project Artaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

 

2003
Solo exhibition, Kurbatav Art Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada

 

2002
Exhibition in Salon des Leopards, Saint-Tropez, France, and Puyandaev won the
Grande Medaille Republique Francaise at the Festival Palmares des Blues en

Peitute, France 

 

2000
Exhibition in Farkash Gallery, Jaffa, Israel.
Exhibition in the
Nahamat, Eilat, Israel 

 

1998 

Erotismo Exhibition. Gallery Art Zero, Barcelona, Spain
9 Japan 9 is an international art-show in gallery Brocken, Tokyo, Japan
Personal Exhibition in the Philip Murray Center, Eilat, Israel

1997-1995
Group International art-show in Zurich, Switzerland
32 Annual open exhibitions. Final art institute of the San Bernardino, CA, County
Museum. 

Personal Exhibition, hosted by the Tel Aviv Suzanne Dellal center within the
frame work of  ‘Young choreographers’ festival where Puyandaev’s artworks had
been executed in xylography under the topic “Dancing”. 

© 2008-2019 by VADIM PUYANDAEV / vadim@avyk.org / San Francisco, CA

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