Rostyslav Shmagalo
73/6 K. Levytsky Street, Lviv, Ukraine

Secondary school №75, Lviv, Ukraine, 1972-1982
Lviv Children Artistic School under the leadership of the Union of Artists, 1972-1982
Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts, the Chair of Decorative Ceramics, 1982-1989
PhD(Candidate of Science), Lviv State Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts, 1992
Concentrations: Art Criticism, History of Art
Dissertation: "Ceramics Art Industrial in Ukraine on the End 19 th – Middle of 20 th centuries”.
PhD, Specialized Research Council for Defense of Doctoral Dissertations at Lviv National Academy of Arts (LNAA), 2006
Concentrations: Art Criticism, Art Education in Ukraine
Dissertation: "Art Education in Ukraine in the Middle of 19th – Middle of 20th Centuries. Structure, Methodology and Artistic Positions".

Lviv Institute of Applied and Decorative Arts, now Lviv National Academy of Arts, 1992 – 2010. An artist, PhD, professor, dean of History and Theory of Art department at Lviv National Academy of Arts (LNAA), Lviv, Ukraine.

Main directions of research and courses of lectures:

- history, theory and methods of art education; 
- foreign and domestic history of decorative and applied art (ceramics, metal, blacksmiths, jewellery, glass);
- history of fine arts in the East (India, China, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Islamic World).

Head and member of jury, many Ukrainian and international symposiums, scientific conferences in particular in Lviv (1988 - 2010), Moscow (1992), Chech Republic, Helfshtyn («Hefaiston», 1996) Opishne (1999, 2000, 2001), Slov'yansk (2001), Ibbzitz, Austria («Ferraculum», 2000, 2002), Stalova Volya, Poland (2006)
Organizer of many art exhibitions in Lviv, Kyiv, Ukraine; Cleveland, Toledo, USA (1998); Surgut, Russia (2010)
Member of Board of Union of the Art Critics and Historians in Lviv (SKIM).
Member of The Specialized Research Councils at Lviv National Academy of Arts and Kyiv National Academy of Arts and Architecture.
Leading researcher of the research-experimental sector at Lviv National Academy of Arts, research supervisor and co-author of 4 researches. Under my research supervision 7 post-graduates defended their dissertations and got the degree of Candidates (PhD)
Producer and presenter of TV Art Program «Malyovyd» on Lviv State TV (made 50 programs), 1995 – 2000.

Main video TV-program (producer and presenter R. Shmagalo):

The history of Lviv architectural forged metal
Hersones (1, 2 series)
Ceramics and pottery symposiums in Opishne
Poltava region (1998, 1999, 2000), (1,2, 3series)
Hefaiston- 1996 (International Symposium of blacksmiths)
Ferracullum- 1998 (International Symposium of blacksmiths)
Batyskaf, Odessa- 1996, 1997 (International Symposium of Modern art)
Ecological Perspective (1998-2007) (International Symposium of Textile in Carpathian region)

The total number of publications is over 150, among them there are 4 monographs.

At the Crossroad to Europe and the world. Ivan Mozalevsky./ Lviv, 1996 .
Beetween East and West. Ceramics in Galicia in the context of international relations. / Lviv, 1994.-120 p.
Dictionary of the Ukrainian artist-pedagogues lived both in Ukraine and abroad 1850-1950./Lviv, 2000. (563 names).
Art Education in Ukraine in the Middle of 19th -- middle of 20th centuries / Lviv, 2005.- 528 p., 742 il.

Some articles:
Ukrainian Folk Ceramics ( The problems of accumulations and development of traditions)/Moscow, 1990
Major tendencies in the ceramics schools activity in the left-bank Ukraine in the late 19tt - early 20th centuries / Moscow, 1991, 15 p.
The history of development of Kamianets-Podilsky industrial art school / Moscow, 1991
Formation of complex systems for the support of pottery in Ukraine in the late 19th - early 20th centuries / Moscow, 1992
Influence of Hutsul ceramics on artistic peculiarities of pottery crafts in the Eastern Ukraine in the early 20th century/ Chernivtski, 1993
Creative imperatives of Kamianets-Podilsky industrial art school and its integrationinto the European ceramics / Chmelnytsky, 1993
Avantguarde and Ukrainian ceramics : tangent and parallel lines / Lviv, 1994
Sacral function in Ukrainian ceramics in 19th - early 20th century / Lviv, 1994
Artistic ceramics schooling in the Western Ukraine in the late 19th - early 20th centuries - the problems of international relations./ Lviv, 1994
Artistic and industrial education in Galicia in the context of the European relations (19th - early 20th centuries) / Kyiv, 1994
The first in Ukraine (history of development of Kolomya pottery school) / Lviv, 1991
Volodyslav Fedorovych and cultural development of Galicia in the late 19th early 20th centuries / Lviv, 1995
Destroyed Pottery Crafts in Ukraine / Kyiv, 1995
Crafts- and art-education in Galicia in international relations/ Ukraine in the context of international relations/ Lviv, 1996
Days and nights of Lviv gates./ Art smithing./ V Hefaiston 96, Helfstyn, 1997
Professional Ukrainian Ceramics at the exhibitions in the late 19th - early 20th centuries/Lviv, 1992
Crafts- and art education in Galicia at the turn of the century / Lviv, 1995
Hefaiston : Moravia and Galicia / Lviv, 1997
Academy and its students / Lviv, 1997
Mural painting of Ihor Mykula (Painter and his time) / Kyiv, 1997
Gardeners of iron flgwers / Art smithing / Kyiv, 1997
The development of Lviv art criticism school in the XXIst century. /Visnyk LNAAIV/ Special issues dedicated to 10th -anniversary since the foundation of faculty of history and theory of art LNAA/Lviv, 2007.-p. 5-24.
The criticism of art culture: present days and perspectives/ Art Studies'09 founded by the Union of Critics and Art Historians of Art.- Lviv, 2009.- p. 11-12; 47-53

Grant from Getty Institute Fundation, California, USA, 1996
Grant from American Council of Learned Societies, (ACLS) New York, USA, 2002

Awards and Honors:
The medal of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine "For Research Achievements", 2007

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