"Behind our day-to-day, here-and-now lives in foreign cities that have become our permanent residence, there are half-erased, enduring outlines of a place we don't quite remember and may never have visited but instantly recognize - as surely as we recognize a familiar scent or an intimate accent - as home. Fayngold's paintings summon that other citizenship each one of us holds and restore it."
Andre Aciman, writer/critic, New York
"Fayngold's art returns us to the mellow lyricism and romantic pitch found earlier in the golden notes of Scryabin and Borodin."
Born Kiev, Ukraine, 1971.
1985-1988 - study at the National School of Architecture and Fine Arts.
1988-99 stage design work at the National Theater of Opera and Ballet.
1999-1992, study at the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. Emigration to the US: 1992. 1997-1999 work for the C.W. Post Rifle Range Theater Company. Study and teaching at CUNY (Baruch) and C.W.Post College.
Fayngold's paintings have been exhibited internationally in Japan, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, as well as in New York City, and are included in private and museum collections, including the Museum of Cultural Heritage in Kiev and Queens Museum of Art in NY. He is a NYC resident dividing his time between Kiev and York and .
1985- 88 National School of Architecture and Fine Arts: faculties of architecture, painting and graphic art. Professors: O. Ivantsov, Z. Lerman, O. Zhyvotkov
1986-1989 studios of M.Gleizer, Y.Yurovsky
1989-1992 national Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture. Departments: architecture
1994- 99 LIU, BA in English Literature
Study at the Graduate Center of CUNY, Comparative Literature program. Focus: aesthetics, semiotics, inter-art field, Russian writers and artists in exile…Read More