Igor Paliy was born in Drohobych in 1963. In 1980 he graduated from the Art Academy in Stryi, Lviv Oblast, Western Ukraine. In 1986 he graduated from the Lviv Polytechnic National University, the Faculty of Architecture. After studying at the university, he began working in the field of art, painting, design and architecture. From 1986-1992, Igor Paliy created art workshops in the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Sakhalin Region, Russia). He participates in various artistic projects, including projects for the architectural development of the city. In 1987, Igor won the 3rd place in the field of design as the author of the best interior design in the Far East region of the RSFSR. In 1988, Igor was awarded the 3 rd place in the competition for the best political posters. In 1992, Igor Paliy moved to Ukraine. In 1993 in the National State Gallery the first personal exhibition of canvas was held. 1994 – second personal exhibition in the same National State Gallery. Meanwhile, in the countries of Western Europe, there are a number of other personal exhibitions: Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary. Igor participates in international artistic collections and collective art exhibitions in Ukraine. 1995 year becomes an artist’s breakthrough period. He begins with a personal exhibition in Paris, in the Art Presant gallery. In 1995, Igor collaborated with a number of international galleries in Poland, Krakow and Warsaw. In parallel, he is actively exhibiting in several other galleries and taking part in collective exhibitions in Nice (France), Cologne (Germany), Dijon (France), USA, Luxembourg. Since 2002, Igor Paliy has started working in the field of decorative metal. In 2004 he received a diploma in painting from the “Spring Salon”, Lviv.
In 2016, a personal exhibition of the artist will be held in Lviv, in the gallery “Madam Palmgrun”. In 2017, he exhibits in Krakow, in the gallery “Szalom”. He continues to collaborate with several galleries in Europe and Ukraine. 2017-2018 Paliy participates in several collections of projects and exhibitions in the Art Salon “Veles” in Lviv. The canvas artist is assembled in numerous private and state collections in almost every corner of the world. Being closely linked to the aesthetics of symbolism, Igor Paliy forms his own artistic system. Using his special tools that trigger visual perception, he is able to formulate a composition in a completely new way. The artist’s personal style helps to identify and mark the ancient, biblical subjects and compositions of the Renaissance, which can be observed from different points of view. Now, Igor Paliy lives in Lviv, works with paintings, artistic decoration and architectural design. 1987 – group exhibition of works in Khabarovsk. 1988 – collective exhibition of the artist of Sakhalin Oks. 1988 – 3rd prize in the competition of the best interior in the Far East region. PSFRR.1988 – 3rd prize in the competition of political poster.1992-personal exhibition of works of art in the Lviv National Art Gallery.1993-group exhibition in T.Verke, Germany993-group of the exhibition association “Stryi-ko” 1994 – Participation in the international plein air “Maidan-94” 1994-group exhibition of paintings in Lviv 1994 – personal exhibition in the Lviv National Art Gallery.1995 – participation in “BUDAPEST ART EXPO”
1995 – participation in the “BUDAPEST ART EXPO”
1996 – cooperation with the gallery “Kotel Aristichny” Krakow
1996 – participation in the festival “EUROP’ART” Geneva
1996 – cooperation with the “Labyrinth” gallery Krakow.
1997 – collaboration with the gallery ” KERSTEN Krakow.
1997 – personal exhibition in the “La galleria ART PRESENT” in Paris
1997 – collaboration with the Mariana Hologorskogo Gallery, Krakow
1997-2000 – participation in the Great Heart Auctions.
1997 – personal exhibition in the gallery “Kotel Artistic” .
1998 – cooperation with GALERIA STUKI. Katarzynu Napiorkowskiej.
1998 – group exhibition in Dijon. France.
1999-exhibition of one work in the gallery “Boiler Artist”
1999-personal exhibition. Gallery Liechtenstein.
2000-group exhibition “Svit Ozor”
2001 – group exhibition “Spring Salon” in Lviv
2004-diploma at the group exhibition “Autumn Salon” in Lviv
2006-group exhibition in the gallery “M. Gologurskego “Krakow
2013 – group exhibition in the SZALOM gallery
2014 – cooperation with Krakow” SZALOM ”
2016 – personal exhibition in the gallery” Madam Palmgren “in Lviv
2017 – art project Art salon Veles in Uzhhorod” Generation ”
2017-personal exhibition in the gallery “Szalom”
2017 – group exhibition – project “Art Integration”, Taras Shevchenko Art Museum, Beijing, China
2018 – group exhibition – project “Virtus”, Art Salon Veles, Lviv, Ukraine