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Alexander Tylevich

1937 Highland Parkway
St. Paul, MN 55116, U.S.A.
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Phone: 651-690-4117     Fax: 651-699-0297
Email: tyleart@aol.com
URL: http://www.tylevich.com

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Alexander Tylevich is a sculptor and architect working in a variety of media, with projects ranging from freestanding site-specific sculptures to a master plan of a metropolitan city.

Selected Public Art Works:

  • Vincentian Letter, DePaul University, Downtown Chicago, IL
    23 ft. tall, bronze and steel sculpture
  • St. Thomas More Chapel, University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
    Includes a site-specific art glass installation (3,000 sq. ft.) and a grand bronze door
  • Blue Springs.net, Blue Springs Convention Center, Blue Springs, MO
    A site-specific outdoor sculpture. Named “Favorite Sculpture of the Year” by Americans for the Arts Year in Review 2003
  • Letters of Creation, Center for Faith and Life, Wayzata, MN
    Suspended sculpture
  • Letterdance, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
    Three site-specific art installations
  • Design for Harriet Island Park Development, St. Paul, MN
    Worked as an Artist Consultant to work in collaboration with Wallace Roberts & Todd Architects (Philadelphia, PA) and RRT Architects (St. Paul, MN)
  • Suspended Recognition Sculpture, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN
  • Montessori’s Vision: Through the Eyes of a Child, Lake Country School, Minneapolis, MN
    12 ft. tall, steel and glass sculpture
  • Tree of Life, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    A fountain, an altar, and floor designs for a meditation room
  • Gateway to Belief, St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN
    25 ft. tall, painted steel, bronze, and wood sculpture
  • Tribute to Erich Mendelsohn, FORECAST Public Artworks, St. Paul, MN
    A sculptural triptych in bronze
  • The Process of Becoming Airborne, Winona Technical College Aviation Facility, Winona, MN
    Sculptural ensemble including 30 ft. tall Triumphal Arch, a bronze sculpture of Charles Lindbergh, and Ceremonial Table

Collections:

  • North Shore Synagogue, Syosset, NY
  • Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul, MN
  • St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, MN
  • St. Joseph Abbey, Saint Benedict, La
  • Mepkin Abbey, Moncks Corner, SC
  • Arca Artium Collections, St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Durham, NC

Private collections:

  • USA, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Israel and England
  • Artist/Architect, Fine Arts Foundation, Minsk, Belarus 1974-1989
    Member of a state-run collective of artists and architects.
  • Principal and Senior Architect, Minskprojekt, Minsk, Belarus 1971-1984
    Member of a state-run design collective of architects, engineers, and artists.

Academic Background:

  • B.A. Architecture (1965), Minsk Architectural Institute
  • M.A. Architecture (1971), Byelorussian Politechnical Institute (Minsk)
  • Private studies in sculpture with Professor Zair Azgur

Featured In:

  • Progressive Architecture, August 1991.
  • Business Media, August 1994.
  • Faith and Form, Spring/Summer 1996.
  • The Guild. Architectural Arts & Sculpture. 1997, 1999
  • Architecture Minnesota, January/February 1998.
  • Sculpture Magazine. November 2000 Vol.19 No.9
  • “The Best of Soviet Architecture,” in Architecture of the USSR, 1984, 1985, 1991
  • “The Best of Soviet Architecture,” in Architecture of Byelorussia, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1991
  • Encyclopedia of Historical and Cultural Monuments of Byelorussia, Minsk, 1988, 1995, 1997