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    KOSTYNIUK, Ron
    Date: Canadian, born 1941
    BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Ron Kostyniuk

    1941 - Born Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
    1963 - Awarded Bachelor of Arts (Biology) and Bachelor of Education degrees from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
    - Commenced exploration of the Constructed Relief as a means of art expression.
    1963/8 - Biology instructor in senior high schools in Brandon, Manitoba and Edmonton, Alberta.
    1965 - Visited Charles Biederman's studio in Red Wing, Minnesota.
    1967/8 - Enrolled in an art program at the University of Alberta
    - Prize awarded for the submission of ‘Relief 1968’ to the Winnipeg Biennial Exhibition, Winnipeg Art Gallery (juried by Jan van der Marck).
    - Art work included in the exhibition Seventh Biennial of Canadian Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (juried by William Seitz).
    1969 - Art work included in the international exhibition Relief/Construction/Relief
    organized by Jan van der Marck for the Museum of Contemporary Art in
    Chicago which also traveled to the Herron Museum in Indianapolis, the
    Cranbrook Academy in Bloomfield Hills and the High Museum in Atlanta.
    - Awarded a Canada Council Arts Bursary in support of research into the ‘constructed relief’ idiom and enrolled in the Graduate Program at the University of Wisconsin, U.S.A.
    1970 - Awarded a Master of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin.
    - Staged a solo exhibition of ‘Relief Structures’ at the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta. The exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk accompanied the exhibition.
    - Many visits to the Art Institute of Chicago to study art during the 1969-1971 period.
    1971 - Awarded a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin.
    - Appointed to the teaching faculty, Department of Art at the University of Calgary.
    - Exhibition of ‘Relief Structures’ staged by the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan . The exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk accompanied the exhibition.
    1972 - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - Relief Structures 1969-1972 published to accompany an exhibition of twenty relief structures staged at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary; York University, Toronto; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton and Memorial University Art Gallery, St. John’s.
    1973 - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - Structured Reliefs 1973 published to accompany an exhibition of relief structures staged at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois.
    - Traveled through Western Europe, Italy, Scandinavian Countries, England visiting major art museums (first of many trips to Europe).
    1974 - Exhibition of relief structures staged at the Sarnia Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario, University of Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick and Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    1975 - Elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of Art.
    1977 - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - Relief Structures 1972-1977 published to accompany an exhibition of twenty relief structures at the University of Calgary Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
    1977-8 - Sabbatical year spent traveling through the United States, Europe and Russia.
    - Appointed External Affairs Foreign Exchange Scholar (Canada-USSR).
    1978 - Appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Art, University of Calgary.
    - Awarded a Killam Resident Fellowship at the University of Calgary to complete work on the monograph The Evolution of the Constructed Relief 1913-1979.
    1979 - Published The Evolution of the Constructed Relief 1913-1979 and organized an exhibition of constructed reliefs by international artists to travel across Canada. (Exhibition included works by Domela, Gorin, Biederman, Hill, Martin, Bornstein, Barr and others).
    1980 - Awarded a Canada Council grant in support of travel to Germany to research relief construction representation in Europe (visited Hartmut Bohm).
    1981 - Commissioned to create a relief mural in 5 parts (Crystalline Series) for the executive offices of Paul Albrectsen Limited, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    - Initiated the ‘Wave’ relief structure series incorporating curvilinear shapes for the first time.
    1982 - Awarded a British Council Grant to research relief construction in Britain.
    - Visited studios of artists Kenneth Martin, Anthony Hill, Gillian Wise, Terry
    Pope, John Ernest, Peter Lowe, Malcolm Hughes, Jean Spencer and others working in the constructed relief idiom.
    1983 - Exhibition catalogue Ron Kostyniuk - Art and Sources 1963-1983 published to accompany an exhibition at the Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
    1984 - Appointed Full Professor in the Department of Art, University of Calgary.
    - Involved with the Banff Center ‘Artist In Residence In Schools’ program creating a large mural with students at F.E. Osborne school , Calgary, Alberta.
    - Traveled to South Seas to research coral reef structures in preparation for the ‘Encrustation’ relief structure series.
    1985 - Created Relief Structure ‘Night Sky – Nebula’ triptych for L. Silverman, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    1986 - Traveled to France to research the work of Cesar Domela and Jean Gorin, pioneers of the ‘Geometric Constructed Relief’ and visited these artists.
    - Traveled to England and France to visit artists' studios as well as to photograph drawings of Cro-Magnon man in the caves of Lascaux and the Dordogne region of France.
    1987 - Visited Biederman's studio for the second time.
    1988 - Traveled to California to research the work of artists working in a geometric 3D relief fashion and visited artist Charles Hess in Oakland.
    - Awarded a commission from Amoco Canada to create a relief structure for the lobby of Amoco Canada Ltd., Calgary.
    - Awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Grant to research and document the work of Polish Constructive artists.
    - Traveled to Warsaw, Lodz, Cracow, Wroclaw to interview artists working in the Constructive Art direction.
    1989 - Invited to stage an exhibition of relief structures at an art conference in Nurenburg, West Germany and presented a paper on ‘Neo-Constructions’.
    - Commissioned by Olympia and York Developments to create a sculpture ‘Memories’ (7.5 x 17 x 2 ft.) for the lobby of a building in Calgary.
    - Traveled to Warsaw, Poland and St. Petersburg, Russia.
    - Visited Cesar Domela for a second time in Paris.
    1990 - Organized an exhibition of Polish Constructive Art and published Constructive Art In Poland 1924-1991 to accompany the exhibition of the same name at the Nickle Art Museum, University of Calgary.
    - Received approval for a sculpture commission from the Department of External Affairs, Government of Canada to produce a sculpture in three parts for the Canadian Embassy Building in Algiers, Algeria. (not realized)
    1991 - Traveled to Spain and Portugal to research the work of Constructive artists and traveled to Madrid, Toledo and Lisbon to interview artists working in the Constructive Art idiom.
    - Awarded a commission to produce a sculpture ‘Spectators’ (8 x 22ft.) for the entrance lobby of the Clareview Recreation Complex, Edmonton, Alberta.
    - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - Neo-Constructions 1983-1991 published to accompany an exhibition of Neo-Constructions at the Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.
    1994 - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - An Anthropomorphic Architecture 1991-1993 published to accompany an exhibition at the Art Department Gallery, University of Calgary.
    1995 - Presented a paper at an international conference on ‘Symmetry’ in Alexandria, Virginia and exhibited 12 relief structures.
    - Visited by Jan van der Marck.
    - Art work reproduced on the label and cover of music UNICAL compact disc and tape, University of Calgary.
    1996 - Established the ‘Foundation for Constructive Art’ at the University of Calgary.
    1998 - Organized the project ‘A Celebration of Constructive Art’ – exhibition and lecture series presented at the Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary.
    - Visited by Jan van der Marck.
    1999 - Awarded a University of Calgary research grant to research and document the work of artist David Barr.
    2001 - Exhibition catalogue Kostyniuk - The Saskatchewan Road Map published to accompany an exhibition of the same name.
    2002 - Traveled to France to research the work of a large number of French artists working in the Constructive Art idiom.
    2003 - Participated with an exhibition of artwork as well as a lecture at an international symposium on Constructive Art in Budapest, Hungary (Millenarium Center).
    2004 - Participated in an exhibition of International Constructive Art at the Galerie Konkrete in Sulzberg, Germany and traveled to Sulzberg to participate in this event.
    2009 - Participated with an exhibition of 19 sculptures at the Liu Haisu Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai, China.
    - Traveled to Shanghai and Bejing to view contemporary Chinese art as well as to
    Xian to view the terra cotta warriors sculptures.
    2011 - Staged a solo exhibition of 28 sculptures at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern
    Art, Chicago, Illinois.
    2012 - Staged an exhibition of Constructions/Neo-Constructions at the Ukrainian
    Museum in New York.
    2013 - Staged a solo exhibition of sculptures at the Ukrainian Institute of America in
    New York.

    PUBLICATIONS:

    Selected Catalogues (solo exhibitions)

    1. Kostyniuk, Edmonton Art Gallery, 1969. Edmonton, Alberta.
    2. Ron Kostyniuk, Mendel Art Gallery, 1971. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
    3. Ron Kostyniuk Relief Structures 1969-1972, Glenbow Alberta Institute (traveling), 1972. Calgary, Alberta.
    4. Ron Kostyniuk, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 1973. Chicago, Illinois.
    5. Ron Kostyniuk Relief Structures, University of Calgary Art Gallery, 1978. Calgary, Alberta.
    6. Ron Kostyniuk Relief Structures - Crystalline Series 1975-79, University of Manitoba, 1979. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    7. Ron Kostyniuk - Art and Sources 1963-1983, Nickle Arts Museum (traveling), 1983. Calgary, Alberta.
    8. Kostyniuk – Neo-Constructions 1983-1991, Muttart Art Gallery, 1991. Calgary, Alberta.
    9. Kostyniuk - An Anthropomorphic Architecture 1991-1993, Department of Art Gallery, University of Calgary, 1994. Calgary, Alberta.
    10. Kostyniuk – The Saskatchewan Road Map Series 1997-2001, Art Space Gallery, 2001. Calgary, Alberta.
    11. Ron Kostyniuk: Construction/Neo-Construction, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2011. Chicago, Illinois.
    12. Ron Kostyniuk: Liberation From Natural Forms, Alberta Foundation For The Arts, 2011-2012. Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
    13. Ron Kostyniuk: Art As Nature Analogue, Ukrainian Museum, 2012. New York, New York.
    14. Ron Kostyniuk: Art/Nature/Art, Ukrainian Institute of America, 2013. New York, New York.
    15. Ron Kostyniuk: A Color-Form Odyssey, National Museum of Ukraine, 2014. Lviv, Ukraine.
    16. Ron Kostyniuk: An Exploratory Journey, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2014. Chicago, Illinois


    Selected Writings On The Artist

    Aarons, Anita “The Constructivist Heritage.” The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, 1981. Toronto, Ontario.
    Andres, Marion “Kostyniuk's Constructed Reliefs - A Rare Form of Challenge.” The Art Post. Feb/March, 1986. Toronto, Ontario.
    Bell, Peter “Mainland Exhibition.” Evening Telegram, May 26, 1973. St. John's, Newfoundland.
    Botar, Oliver “Ron Kostyniuk - Relief Constructions.” Vie Des Arts, December, 1983. Montreal, Quebec.
    Bouchard, Gilbert “Vanishing of Prairie Cathedrals A Rich Artistic Inspiration.” Edmonton Journal. p. E. 13. October 18, 2002. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Burdette, B. Canadian Artists in Exhibition 1972-73, The Roundstone Press, 1973. Toronto, Ontario.
    __________. Canadian Artists in Exhibition 1973-74, The Roundstone Press, 1974. Toronto, Ontario.
    Burnett & Schiff Contemporary Canadian Art, Hurtig Publishing Ltd., 1983. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Burns, Kay “Ron Kostyniuk: The Saskatchewan Road Map Series.” Artichoke Magazine, Fall/Winter. Vol. 12, No. 3, 2000. Calgary, Alberta.
    Carson, Andrea “Songs of Remembrance – The Historically Inspired Works Of Ron Kostyniuk.” Calgary Living, May/June 2006. Calgary, Alberta.
    Climer, John Recent Structures – Kostyniuk, Mendel Art Gallery Publication, 1971. Saskatoon, Sask.
    Collinson, Helen “New Movement – Kostyniuk.” Edmonton Journal, 1971. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Devonshire-Baker, Susan “Ron Kostyniuk.” Artists of Alberta, The University of Alberta Press, 1980. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Graham, John “The Structures of Ron Kostyniuk.” Vie Des Arts, Issue #79, 1975. Montreal, Quebec.
    __________. “Kostyniuk.” Winnipeg Free Press, May 1974. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    Frederickson, Gail and Reynolds, Joanne “The Fine Art Of Building a City Culture.”
    U Magazine, University of Calgary, Spring 2008. Calgary, Alberta.
    Greenwood, Michael “Ron Kostyniuk.” Kostyniuk - Relief Structures, Glenbow Museum, 1972. Calgary, Alberta.
    __________. “The Constructive Tradition, More or Less.” Arts Canada, No. 234/235. April/May, 1980. Toronto, Ontario.
    Gustafson, Paula “Ron Kostyniuk.” Espace, Fall, 1995. Montreal, Quebec.
    Hammock, Virgil “Kostyniuk.” Edmonton Journal, November 1969. Edmonton, Alberta.
    __________. “Prairie Visions: The Art of Ron Kostyniuk.” Art Focus, Fall, 1992. Toronto, Ontario.
    Harff, Illi-Maria “Sculptors in the Prairie Provinces.” Vie des Arts, 1969-70. Montreal, Quebec.
    Hargittay, Clara “The Constructivist Heritage at the Art Gallery at Harbourfront.” Art Magazine, Summer Issue, 1982. Toronto, Ontario.
    Haydon, Harold “The Structurist Movement.” Chicago Omnibus, May, 1967. Chicago, Illinois.
    Hermann, J. “Kostyniuk - Highly Thoughtful Exhibit.” The Pleasure Seeker, 1974. Sarnia, Ontario.
    Herrington, Robyn “Ron Kostyniuk - Saskatchewan Road Map Series.” New Currents. Volume 9, No. 3, U of C Learning Commons, March 2002. Calgary, Alberta.
    Johnson, Bill “Western Canadian Structurist.” Daily Gleaner, March 10, 1973. Fredericton, New Brunswick.
    Kacurowsky, Bill Relief Structures of Ron Kostyniuk, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art Publication, 1973. Chicago, Illinois.
    Kendrick, Joan “Soldiers of Misfortune – The Art of Ron Kostyniuk.” Saskatchewan Naturally Vol. II No. 3, 2000. House Publishing Inc. Norquay, Saskatchewan.
    __________. “Ron Kostyniuk’s Saskatchewan Road Map Series.” Art Focus, #73, 2002. Toronto, Ontario.
    Key, Donald “Canadian Artist Builds Structure with Moods.” Art Supplement, 1970. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Kind, Joshua Geometry as Abstract Art, University of Northern Illinois, 1980. DeKalb, Illinois.
    Kritzwisor, Kay “Beauty and Thought in Artist's Work.” Toronto Globe and Mail, February 1973. Toronto, Ontario.
    Laviolette, M. An Alberta Art Chronicle, Altitude Publishing, 2005. Banff, Alberta.
    Lerner and Williamson Art and Architecture In Canada – A Bibliography, 1991, Toronto, Ontario.
    Lindland, Pauline “Ron Kostyniuk.” Petro Canada Gallery Publication. Calgary, Alberta.
    Livingstone, D. “Natural Sources - Ron Kostyniuk Combines Art and Science.” Visual Arts Newsletter, Alberta Culture, February 1986. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Malec, Jacek Images and Reflections, Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, 2009. Calgary, Alberta.
    __________. “Ron Kostyniuk – Some Works.” Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, 2010. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
    __________. “Ron Kostyniuk: Liberation From Natural Forms.” Ron Kostyniuk: Liberation From Natural Forms, 2011. Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
    McConnell, Clyde “Calgary in Transition.” Art Magazine, Issue #14, 1973. Toronto, Ontario.
    McKendry, Blake A to Z of Canadian Art, Kingston, Ontario.
    Merrill, David “The Structurist Generation.” Art Scene, December 1967. Chicago, Illinois.
    Mitchell, R. “Ronald Kostyniuk - Relief Structures.” The New Art Examiner, Volume 3, 1976. Chicago, Illinois.
    Neuman, Marketa Biographical Dictionary of Saskatchewan Artists, Fifth House Ltd., 1994. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
    Ochrymovych, M. Five Canadian Artists, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art publication, 1972. Chicago, Illinois.
    Robertson, Sheila “Constructed Reliefs Contain Nature Analogies.” Saskatoon Star Phoenix, March 5, 1988. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
    Roukes, Nick “Piping Light – Kostyniuk.” Plastics for Kinetics, Watson-Guptill, 1974. New York, New York.
    __________. “Relief Construction.” Sculpture in Plastics, Watson-Guptill, 1974. New York, New York.
    __________. Design Synectics, Davis Publications, 1988. New York, New York.
    __________. Humor In Art, Davis Publications, Inc. 1997. Worcester, Massachusetts.
    Severson, Ann “Ron Kostyniuk.” Espace Magazine, Winter 1996-97. Montreal, Quebec.
    Shtohryn, D. (ed) Ukrainians In North America, 1975. Association for the Advancement of Ukrainian Studies, 1975. Champaign, Illinois.
    Stebbins, Joan “Ron Kostyniuk - New Works.” Southern Alberta Art Gallery publication, 1983. Lethbridge, Alberta.
    Stocking, John “Kostyniuk's Relief Structures.” Arts Magazine, Winter 1975. Toronto, Ontario.
    __________. “Sculptor Views Art and Science as Complementary.” Catalyst, Vol. 2, No. 3, Winter, 1988. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
    Suche, Ann “Ron Kostyniuk.” Western Living, June, 1985. Calgary, Alberta.
    Townshend, Nancy A History of Art In Alberta 1905-1970. Bayeux Arts Publishing, 2005. Calgary, Alberta.
    Townsend,William Canadian Art Today, A Studio International Publication, 1970. London, England.
    Van derMarck, Jan “Relief Sculpture: From Tradition to Utopia.” Relief/Construction/Relief, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, 1968. Chicago, Illinois.
    Wilkin, Karen “Sculpture In Canada.” Canadian Encyclopedia, Hurtig Publishers, 1985. Edmonton, Alberta.
    Willard, Chris “Canadian Sculptors.” Canadian Sculptors, Liu Haisu Museum/Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, 2008. Shanghai, China and Calgary, Alberta.
    Williams, Arthur Sculpture Technique, Form, Content, Davis Publications, 1989. Worcester, Massachusetts.
    __________. Sculpture Reference, Sculpture Books Publishing, 2004. Gulfport, Mississippi.
    Yatsiv, Roman. “Ron Kostyniuk: An Algorithm For Aesthetic Precision.” Ron Kostyniuk: A Color-Form Odyssey. 2014. National Museum, Lviv, Ukraine.




    Selected Writings By The Artist

    1. Artist Statement, Exhibition brochure, Student's Union Art Gallery, University of Alberta, 1971. Edmonton, Alberta.
    2. Artist Statement, Exhibition catalogue, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 1973. Chicago, Illinois.
    3. Artist Statement, Exhibition catalogue, University of Calgary Art Gallery, 1978. Calgary, Alberta.
    4. “Eco-Biomes”, Leonardo, Winter Issue 1978/9. Paris, France.
    5. “Origin and Development of The Constructed Relief: An Overview”. The Evolution of the Constructed Relief 1913-1979, University of Calgary, 1979. Calgary, Alberta.
    6. “Notes”, Ron Kostyniuk - Art and Sources 1963-1983, University of Calgary, 1983. Calgary, Alberta.
    7. “Construct A Relief”, School Art, 1986. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    8. “Space-Time Constructions”, Leonardo, 1986. Berkeley, California.
    9. “Pioneers of the Geometric Constructed Relief - Cesar Domela and Jean Gorin”, Constructivist Forum, Issue #8, 1989. London, England.
    10. “Constructive Art In Poland 1924-1991”, Constructive Art In Poland 1924-1991, 1991. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
    11. “An Interview: Ron Kostyniuk/Art Curator”, Ron Kostyniuk: Construction/Neo-Construction, 2011. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois.
    12. “An Exploratory Journey”, Ron Kostyniuk: An Explorartory Journey. 2014. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois.




    EXHIBITIONS:

    1965 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Brandon Allied Arts Centre, Brandon, Manitoba
    1966 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba
    1967 The Structurists. Exhibition of international contemporary relief art. Linfield College Art Center, McMinnville, Oregon; Kazimir Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
    1967 Alberta Society of Artists. Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton, Alberta
    1968 Seventh Biennial of Canadian Art. Survey of contemporary Canadian art (Juried by William Seitz). The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    1968 Eleventh Winnipeg Show. Survey of contemporary Canadian art (Prize awarded – juried by Jan Van der Marck). Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1969 All Alberta. Survey of contemporary Alberta art. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1969 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1969 Relief/Construction/Relief. Survey of international contemporary Constructed Relief art. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Herron Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana; Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia
    1970 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Bradley Galleries, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    1970 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    1971 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Students Union Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1971 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Students Union Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    1971 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    1971 West 71. Survey of contemporary art from western Canada. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1971 Alberta Society of Artists. Survey of Alberta art. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1972 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). University of Calgary Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1972 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). Glenbow Alberta Art Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
    1972 Five Canadian Artists. Exhibition of 5 Canadian contemporary artists. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois; Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois
    1972 Our World. Thematic exhibition of Canadian art. Confederation Center For The Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
    1973 14 From Calgary. Fourteen Calgary artists. Gallery Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta
    1973 Faculty Exhibition. (U of C/A.C.A.) Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1973 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). York University, Toronto, Ontario; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick; Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland
    1973 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    1974 Prairie Painters. Survey of contemporary western Canadian art, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1974 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Gallery Oseredok, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1974 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Sarnia Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario
    1974 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). University of Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick
    1974 Faculty Exhibition. (U of C/U of A) Glenbow-Alberta Institute Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1975 Canadian Survey. Survey of Canadian contemporary art (Invitational). Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario; Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario; Stratford Art Gallery, Stratford, Ontario
    1975 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    1976 What's New. Survey of contemporary Alberta art. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1976 Art of the 60's. Survey of artists of Alberta in the 1960's. Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
    1977 Alberta Works. Survey of contemporary Alberta art. Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Alberta
    1977 Selections. Selections of art from the Alberta Foundation For The Arts collection, Glenbow Alberta Institute Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1977 Alberta Society of Artists. Exhibition of artists of the Alberta Society of Artists. Glenbow Alberta Institute Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1977 A Sculpture for Hamilton. Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
    1978 The Fine Art of Alberta Craft. XI Commonwealth Games. Edmonton, Alberta
    1978 An Exhibition to Commemorate the XI Commonwealth Games. Alberta Foundation For The Arts collection. Edmonton, Alberta
    1978 4 Sculptors. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    1978 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). University of Calgary Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1979 Alberta Art. Selections of art from the Alberta Foundation For The Arts.
    Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido; Exhibition Hall, Obihiro City Hall for the Citizens, Obihiro, Hokkaido; The Art Gallery, Chinzan-so, Fujita Tourist Enterprises Ltd., Tokyo; Hotel Kowaki-en, Hakone, Kanagawa; The Exhibition Area, International Hotel, Fujita Tourist Enterprises, Ltd., Kyoto; Gallery No. 5, Kenmin Hall Art Gallery, Yokohama, Kanagawa
    1979 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo - Illustrated Catalogue). Gallery 111, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1979 Accessions '70. Selection of art from the Alberta Foundation For The Arts collection. Beaverhouse Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    1979 The Evolution of the Constructed Relief 1913-1979. Survey of international contemporary Constructed Relief art. The Nickle Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Gallery III, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1980 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Ring House #1, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    1980 Geometry as Abstract Art. Survey of contemporary international abstract art. Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, Illinois
    1981 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Brian Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1981 The Constructivist Heritage. Survey of contemporary Canadian Constructivist art. Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
    1982 13 Works From the Canada Council Art Bank. Selection of sculpture from the Canada Council Art Bank. Novalta Properties, Calgary, Alberta
    1983 Ron Kostyniuk. (retrospective - Illustrated Catalogue). Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    1983 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
    1984 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
    1984 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta
    1985 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Petro Canada Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1986 The Arts In A Multi-cultural Setting. Visvd-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India; The India International Center, New Delhi, India
    1987 Ron Kostyniuk - Working Drawings for Relief Constructions. (Solo). Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta; Ross Sheppard Library/Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta; Calgary Hall Theatre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta; Brandon Allied Arts Council, Brandon, Manitoba
    1987 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Brian Melnychenko Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    1987 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    1987 PRO - Art and Architecture. Museum of Dordrecht, Holland
    1988 Geometry As Abstract Art. Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    1988 Null dimensions. New Space Gallery, Fulda, West Germany
    1988 Alberta Vision. Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1988 10 Floor Gallery, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    1988 Art Bank at Work. 80 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
    1989 Kunst International. Hippe Halle Gmunden, Austria
    1989 Art Concrete. Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland
    1989 PRO Drawing Collection. World Trade Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    1989 Homage to Henryk Stazewski. Gallery Rekwizytornia, Wroclaw, Poland
    1989 Survey of Alberta Sculpture. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    1990 L'Idee-Systematisele Konkrete en Konstruktieve Kunst. Zoetermeer, Netherlands
    1991 Concept/Form. Cultural Art Centre of the Municipality of Athens, Greece
    1992 Neo-Constructions. (Solo). Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1994 An Anthropomorphic Architecture. (Solo). Art Department Gallery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    1994 Looking Back No. II 1981-85. Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
    1994 Sculptors Collect. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    1994 Founding Members. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    1995 Structures On The Edge of Chaos. Geldrop, Netherlands
    1995 Symmetry In Relief Construction. Exhibition Centre, Alexandria, Virginia.
    1995 Recent Acquisitions. Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, Alberta
    1996 Architectural Spaces. Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    1997 History of Structurism. Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    1997 A Duchampion Look at the Glenbow Art Collection. Glenbow Alberta Institute, Calgary, Alberta
    1998 The Saskatchewan Road Map Series. (Solo). Architecture Gallery, Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary
    1998 The City As A Memory. The Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, Illinois
    1998 Artists Circle. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    1998-9 New Work. Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    1999 Hands That Mold. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    1999 Finding Our Way Home. Alberta Provincial Museum, Edmonton, Alberta
    1999 Science in the Arts - Arts in the Sciences, (UNESCO World Conference on Science). Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
    1999 Friends and Neighbours - An Art Survey. Muttart Public Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2000 Vanishing Icons. Alberta Foundation For The Arts traveling exhibition in Alberta
    2000 Permanent Collection. Mondriaanhuis, Amersfoort, Netherlands
    2000 New Acquisitions. Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    2000 Innovation. Kongresshous Gmunden – Villa Toscana, Gmunden, Austria
    2000 Beyond The Red Brick School. The Prairie Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    2001 Alberta Society of Artists – 70th Anniversary Millennium Show. The Leighton Foundation Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    2002 Towards Modernism. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2002 Ron Kostyniuk – Saskatchewan Road Map Series. (Solo). Art Space Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2002 Ron Kostyniuk – Saskatchewan Road Map Series. (Solo). Visual Arts Association, Hartcourt House, Edmonton, Alberta
    2003 Ron Kostyniuk (Solo). Virginia Christopher Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2003 Ron Kostyniuk Retrospective. (Solo). Red Deer Allied Arts Center, Red Deer, Alberta
    2003 International Constructive Art. Millenarium Center, Budapest, Hungry
    2003 Alberta Society of Artists. City Hall, Edmonton, Alberta
    2004 Mini Art. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2004 International Overview of Constructive Art. Galerie Konkrete, Sulzberg, Germany
    2005 50 Quadrat. Orangerie des Musees de Sens, Sens, France.
    2005 Form-Space-Concept-Metaphor. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2005 Emma Lake and Beyond. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2005 International Constructive Art. Benost galleries, Knokke-Zoute and Oostende, Belgium
    2005 Group Show. Axis Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2005 50 Quadrant and Kompact Konstruktiv Konkrete. Kammerhof Gallerie, Ausstallungseroffnug, Gmuden, Austria
    2006 International Constructive Art. Mondriaanhuis Museum of Constructive Art. Amersfoort, Netherlands
    2006 Group Show. Axis Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2006 40 Works From 40 Years. (Solo). Axis Gallery, Calgary, Alberta
    2007 Images and Reflections. Gallery Kruh, Ostrova; Gallery G, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    2007 Six Sculptors From Calgary. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2007 Alberta Formed. Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    2008 Images and Reflections. State Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sopot, Poland; Gallery of Contemporary Art, Poznan, Poland; BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Kalisz, Poland; Galerie Zamojska Contemporary Art, Zamosc, Poland; ZPAP Gallery Pryzmat, Krakow, Poland
    2008 Canadian Sculptors. Liu Haisu Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
    2009 Images and Reflections. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2009 7 Contemporary Canadian Sculptors. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2009 Modernism. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    2009 Ron Kostyniuk. (Solo). Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    2009 50 Anniversary Legacy Collection, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick
    2010 ASA Inaugural Exhibition, Lougheed House, Calgary, Alberta
    2010 Alberta Art At The Olympics, Vancouver Winter Olympics, Vancouver, British
    Columbia
    2010 Ron Kostyniuk – Some Works. (Solo). Ukrainian Cultural and Educational
    Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    2010 The Silverman Collection, Gallery 111, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg,
    Manitoba
    2010 Curatorial Smackdown, Gallery Lambton, Sarnia, Ontario
    2010 Rhapsody In Color. Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Alberta
    2011 40-40 Anniversary Exhibition, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago,
    Illinois
    2011 Original Artists Circle, Triangle Gallery of Visual Art, Calgary, Alberta
    2011 National Vistas, Solitary Views Of Our Country, Confederation Center For The
    Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
    2011 Ron Kostyniuk: Construction/Neo-Construction. (retrospective – Illustrated
    Catalogue) Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    2011 Ron Kostyniuk. Alberta Foundation For The Arts (traveling exhibition
    program 2011-2012 - Illustrated Catalogue )
    Ron Kostyniuk: Art As Nature Analogue. (retrospective – Illustrated Catalogue)
    Ukrainian Museum, New York, New York.
    2013 Ron Kostyniuk: Art/Nature/Art. (retrospective - Illustrated Catalogue) Ukrainian
    Institute of America, New York, New York
    2013 Dreams Of Order At the Edge of Chaos: Contemporary Geometric Abstraction. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
    2013 Bursting With Color. Confederation Center For The Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
    2013 Calgary In The 70’s. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta.
    2014 Calgary In The 80’s. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    2014 Red Deer College Permanent Art Collection, Red Deer, Alberta.
    2014 Aspects Of The Permanent Collection, Ukrainian Institute Of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois.
    2014 Ron Kostyniuk. Grande Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
    2015 Creative Obsession. Whyte Museum of The Rockies, Banff, Alberta.

    PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

    Kresge Foundation, Detroit, Michigan
    Eye Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
    Lipschultz Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
    Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba
    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Confederation Centre For The Arts, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland
    Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    Alberta Foundation For The Arts, Edmonton, Alberta
    Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario
    Lambton Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario
    Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    City of Calgary Allied Arts Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
    Alberta Government Visual Arts Branch, Edmonton, Alberta
    Alberta Government, Alberta House Collection, Edmonton, Alberta
    Alberta Culture, Edmonton, Alberta
    Alberta Energy, Edmonton, Alberta
    Petro Canada, Calgary, Alberta
    Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Ukrainian Museum of Canada, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Prairie Art Gallery, Grande Prairie, Alberta
    Brandon Allied Arts Centre, Brandon, Manitoba
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta
    MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta
    City of Edmonton, Clareview Arena, Edmonton, Alberta
    Amoco Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
    Olympia and York Developments, Calgary, Alberta
    Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta
    Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta
    Museum of Modern Art, Hünfeld, Germany
    Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick
    Petroleum Communications Foundation, Calgary, Alberta
    Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, Alberta
    Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
    Wild Rose Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta
    Red Deer Museum, Red Deer, Alberta
    Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia
    Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan
    Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    McMaster University Art Museum, Hamilton, Ontario


    COMMISSIONS:

    1. Executive Office J. Paul Albrectsen Ltd. Winnipeg, Manitoba (fourteen foot structure in five parts - Crystalline Series)
    2. Executive Office of Lyle Silverman. Winnipeg, Manitoba. (relief structure in 3 parts - Night Sky Series)
    3. Relief Structure ‘Fracture’. Amoco Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
    4. Sculpture ‘Memories’. Free standing sculpture in painted aluminum. Olympia and York Developments. Lobby of BP Building, Calgary, Alberta
    5. Sculpture ‘Spectators’. Clareview Sports Complex - City of Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta


    RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERVIEWS:

    1. Radio Program, Edmonton, Alberta, (in conjunction with solo exhibition at the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta), 1969
    2. Two Radio Programs, Chicago, (in conjunction with solo exhibition at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois), 1972
    3. CFCN Television interview (in conjunction with solo exhibition at Glenbow Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta), 1973
    4. Interview with Carol Blankin, CFQC, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1988

    Source: the artist