Multidisciplinary artist Artem Mirolevich recently relocated from New York City to the suburbs of Miami to be the inaugural artist taking part in a special artist in residence program through mid-April with luxury residential building Midtown 24. Born in Minsk, Belarus, at age 17 he moved to Buffalo, NY and soon after was granted a full scholarship and enrolled at the SVA in NYC (earning a BFA), he also attended Rietveld Art Academie in Amsterdam.
New York and Amsterdam’s cultural and architectural landscape have shaped Mirolevich’s artistic vision. His motifs range from mystical urban landscapes and sensual female portraits, to elegant abstractions in the form of radiant oils, transparent watercolors, detailed etchings, as well as sculpture and multimedia installations (attached are some photos of his work).
He’s participated in over 100 solo and group exhibitions in museums, galleries and art fairs around the world, last year he had solo exhibitions in Venice (in conjunction with Venice Biennale), at the G-77 Gallery (Kyoto, Japan), Qatar International Art Festival (Doha), Scope Art Fair (Miami), and Croatian Maritime Museum (Split). Previous solo shows include the Sabato Gallery (Rome), Ratiu Foundation (London), and Barbarian Art Gallery (Zurich), plus museum shows at the Royal Geographical Society (London) and NYC’s Chelsea Art Museum and New Museum.
As artists all over the world are continuing to adapt to life during COVID, Mirolevich is excited to have been selected to take part in the program with Midtown 24 (a luxury residential, 12 story mid-rise property with 248 units in the suburbs of Miami).
The building has donated a one-bedroom apartment to Mirolevich in addition to a separate 450sf studio space where he is not only working on his own art, but curating special classes and events for residents of the building, enhancing their living experience and differentiating the property (attached is a photo). Mirolevich currently offers painting & drawing classes for kids every Saturday afternoon (limit 10 per class), in addition to a weekly drink & draw class for adults. Residents of Midtown 24 have embraced this new program as a way to relax during these troubled times, all in the safety and comfort of their building. Artem is working on more special things for the remainder of his residency which ends in mid-April.
Twenty pieces of his artwork are also now hanging throughout the building.
One of Mirolevich’s current projects is a beautiful series inspired by COVID-19, depicting forests as lungs of the world, and each of Artem’s pieces is a surrealist tale of otherworldly places, people, and unusual settings. His skills for extreme detail and ambitious composition is present in all his works and he is not afraid to make political statements on global governance, war & conflict, or decadence.Artem Mirolevich