The Featured Artist Exhibit, for February 2018, will display the artwork of local artist, Viktor Verhovod. The show will run from February 3rd through February 21st. The Arts Center Gallery is open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Wednesday through Saturday.
Viktor Verhovod was born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. He attended a four-year Art College in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, where he graduated in 1980 with a degree in Sculpture and Art Education.
After graduation he worked at an art studio supported by the government, as a sculptor creating public art projects for 17 years. Then he worked as an art instructor for 11 years. Viktor came to the United States in 1997. His career in the United States began as a student and teacher's assistant in the Art Department of Sacramento City College. Like in Kyrgyzstan Viktor resumes to work on public art projects using materials such as stone, metal, and ceramics. In 2005 he had finished a project “Connection” which includes several metal sculptures at Dr. Barandas Park. One of his projects can be seen at County Primary Care Clinic made from ceramic tiles. Viktor and Frank Zamora completed a public art project for Woodland, Yolo County Juvenile Probation Center which included a wall mural and a 3D ceramic sculpture. Also a mural wall painting in Los Angeles at the Citrus College. Currently Viktor is working at Gladding Mc Beam as a sculptor.