Dimitry A. Diamond
Ethnically Russian, Dimitry was born in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, and expressed his interest in art and entrepreneurship from youth. He was editor of ‘Koluchka’ – humorous posters in Chilanzor Secondary School and member of the ‘Rucheoyk’ (a ‘Stream’) art-club for youth in Tashkent.
In 1991, Dimitry successfully graduated from the Uzbek Republic Art College and received a Diploma in Visual Art & Design. After that, Dimitry worked in ‘Robert Borukhov’ Art-Engineering Company which specialised in interior design and promotional art-banners production. Later Dimitry worked as a self – employed artist, entrepreneur and security officer in Chim-Gan ski resource in Uzbekistan. He successfully participate a various art-design project from graphic-logo to large scale – visual art, interior-exterior compositions.
In 1999, Dimitry moved to London, UK, to develop computer skills and study European Art. In 2002, Dimitry fell in love with the Irish landscape and culture. Since then, Dimitry has lived in Wexford where he was able to obtain his further studies in Sustainable Architecture Technology in Carlow IT, and Project Management in Waterford IT. Following his studies, Dimitry developed his 3D model-making skills and has been trained to deliver a creative programme within an adult learning environment.
Since 2015 Dimitry, as a founder of ‘OPENGATE Art-Studio’ actively involved in various community development and voluntary projects also participate in various art-exhibitions within local and national framework. He has a passion to develop impressive and meaningful visual art-pieces that communicates, purpose, values and vision. Most of his compositions remain in public and private collections in Ireland, UK, New Zealand, USA Russia, Lithuania and Uzbekistan.
Dimitry practicing sport-active, cultural exploring life-style has a wonderful family, gorgeous wife – Alla, five teen-edge children and even one grandson Amir. His personal believe statement directly connected with biblical principles and Dimitry always find positive inspiration and fresh ideas from his relationship with living God.
PUBLIC ART-WORK & EXHIBITIONS:
‘Open Submissions’ – group exhibition in Green Acres Gallery Wexford, (prise winner) – Feb 2018
THE RISING HOPE – solo exhibition; Saint Iberius Church, North Main St Wexford – July 2017
‘The Challenger’ – mosaic & mix-media composition; Whitford Hotel, Leisure Centre – Dec 2016
OPENGATE – group art-exhibition; Friary Hall School St, Wexford – Oct 2016
‘Chance Meeting from D.Gray’ – public art; Nosh Coffee; Selskar Street, Wexford – Sep 2015
GAA – 130 Years of Glory; Mosaic compositions Panels; Wexford GAA Park – Sep 2014