Petro Bevza was born on January 1, 1963 in the Kyiv region in a family of teachers. He graduated from the Kyiv State Art Institute (1985). In 1990 he joined the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. In the same year the first personal exhibition of paintings is exhibited.
Petro Bevza is author of ideas, co-curator and participant in numerous art projects. He was awarded the Diploma of the city of Kyiv for the best work of painting of 1994. Winner of numerous awards at national and international exhibitions. Actively exhibited with personal art projects in Ukraine and abroad: “C’est moi. Reality of Abstraction ”at the National Art Museum of Ukraine (1995), painting series“ Theodosia ”(2002-2006), personal art project“ Jordan ”(2016-2017) at the Ukrainian Institute of America (New York), Odessa Art Museum, Andrei Sheptytsky National Art Museum (Lviv), National Museum of Ukrainian Folk Decorative Art (Kyiv), Korsakov Museum of Contemporary Ukrainian Art (Lutsk).
From the very beginning of his career, Petro Bevza professes the principle of “art around us” and affirms the truth that real art is born of love. He understands that everybody has own destiny, own path. You will not find aggression or simulative effects on Petro Bevza’s artworks. The artist organically combines figurative and non-figurative display of the found image and inner sensation.
Bevza’s works are in the National Art Museum of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine), Museum of Contemporary Art “PasquArt” (Biel-Bienne, Switzerland), National Museum in Lviv (Lviv, Ukraine), Odessa Art Museum (Kiev, Ukraine), Museum contemporary art “Soviart” (Kiev, Ukraine), Zaporozhye Art Museum (Zaporozhye, Ukraine), International Academy of the Environment (Geneva, Switzerland), International Renaissance Foundation (Kiev, Ukraine), National Bank of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine).
And also in private collections in the USA, France, Germany, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Japan.