Vasyl Byk was born in 1958 in Zhytomyr region.


In 1993, he graduated from the Ukrainian Academy of Arts, workshop of monumental sculpture of professor V. Borodai.


He has been a member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine since 2006.


Vasyl Byk is the autor of memorable sign to lost firemen in the incident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station (Kyiv, 1991) and a memorial plate dedicated to O. Honchar (Kyiv, 1996). He took part in restoration of the monument to Princess Olga (Kyiv, 1996).

A memorial plaque to the Ukrainian writer Oles Honchar was opened in 1996 on the facade of the “Rolit” house of writers, where he lived and worked in Kyiv (B. Khmelnytskyi str., 68)

Sculptor Vasyl Byk working with Carrara marble on the revival of the monument to Princess Olga. Kyiv. 1996

In 2005, he was awarded a grant from the Dante Alighieri Society on work experience in Italy (Florence).


Active participant of Ukrainian art exhibitions since 1985. He had personal exhibitions in Germany (Munich, Leipzig) and Ukraine (Kyiv), a permanent participant of the Great Sculpture Salon.


In 2007, he participated in International Symposium on sculpture, which took place in Lebanon (Zouk Mikael).

Abduction of Europe. Zyuk Michael. Lebanon. 2007

The works of small plastic arts are in procession of private collections of Ukraine, Russia, Germany, USA, Italy, Greece, Spain and also in the Storages of State Art Exhibitions of Ukraine under the jurisdiction of Culture of Ukraine end National preserve “Sofia Kyivska”, National Museum of Taras Shevchenko in Kyiv.


Sacred sculpture with a peculiar vision of the artist of plastic and sacred images occupies a significant place among the works of small plastic arts.

Trinity. 1997. Bronze. 60x25x23
Eternity. 1993. Stone, bronze. 70x43x29
The Virgin Mary and Son. 1992. Bronze, stone. 31x12x10

The author of the poetic series of sculptures “Woman on the pillow”.


He works with different materials and in different techniques of sculptures.


Lives and creates in his own manufactory in the Kyiv region.