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  • 1960

    Michael Reva was born in the city of Kerch, the Crimea (Ukrainian SSR)

  • 1966

    Moved with his parents to Odessa

  • 1967 – 1975

    Studied at the secondary school No56, Odessa

  • 1975 – 1978
    Studied at the Maritime College No17, Odessa
  • 1978 – 1980
    Worked for the Black Sea Shipping Company on sea-going vessels
  • 1980 – 1982

    Served in the Armed Forces of the USSR

  • 1982 – 1985
    Worked at the Art Works at the Odessa branch of the Union of Artists of the USSR
  • 1985 – 1990
    Studied at the Leningrad Art-Industrial College named after V. I. Mukhina (since 1994 - St. Petersburg State Art and Industry Academy named after baron A. L. Stieglitz)
  • 1986

    Winner of the contest for creating Grand Prix of the International Film Festival “Golden Duke”

  • 1990
    Gold Medal of the Academy of Arts of the USSR for the best diploma work in the eld of architectural and decorative plastics arts.
  • 1991

    The artistic practice at the Roman Academy of Arts, Italy as a scholarship of the Academy of Arts of the USSR

  • 1997
    Grand Prix of the International Festival of Arts “Golden Peretin” (golden ratio) Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1998

    Third Prize of the 11th International Biennale «Libr’Art». Libramont, Belgium

  • 2004
    Awarded the title of Honored Artist of Ukraine
  • 2007
    Given the rank of a professor of the Moscow branch of The International Academy of Architecture IAAM, Russia
  • 2007

    Winner of the National Competition “Creation” in the eld of architecture, first prize in the category “Public interior”. Odessa, Ukraine

  • 2010
    First prize in an international contest for creation of the memorial and museum complex “Babi Yar”. Kiev, Ukraine
  • 2013
    First prize in an international competition for the best idea of an artistic installation in the atrium of Central Universal Department Store. Kiev, Ukraine
  • 2018

    Victory in the competition to create a monument to the heroes of "Heaven 100" in Odessa

  • 2018

    Winner of the Jan Gelman Prize