About the Artist

Awards & Honors













Catalogs, Articles and Reviews


Rezo Mishveladze

“Chveni Mtserloba” a newspaper, 2003.

Nancy Trejos

“Cronically Injustice Through Art” Washington Post, Washington, DC, USA, 02/20/2000

Cristian Toto

 “Dodging Soviet Censors or Decedant Art”, Washington Times, Washington, DC, USA, 02/21/2000

Al. Rozhin

“Contemporary Art”, catalog. Moscow, Russia, 2000

N. Zaalishvili

“Vladimer Kandelaki-Familiar & Unknown”, Omega, Tbilisi, Georgia, 2000

K. Tsagareli

“Magic Brush”, Svobodnaya Grusia, #312, Tbilisi, 1999

Victor B. Forbes

“Vladimir Kandelaki”, Sunstorm Fine Arts, New York, 1998

Norton Dodge,

Professor Emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, “The Making of a Nonconformist Artist”, Introductory letter for the monographic book “Vladimir Kandelaki-Between Two Worlds”, New York, 1998

Thora Jacobson,

 Director of The Fleisher Art Memorial, “V. Kandelaki-Between Two Cultures”, Introductory letter for the monographic album “V. Kandelaki-Between Two Worlds”, New York, 1998

Janet Kennedy,

An Associate Professor of Art History at Indiana University, “Community and Continuity in Vladimir Kandelaki’s Festive Processions ”Essay for the monographic book “V. Kandelaki-Between Two Worlds”, NY, 1998

Matthew Baigell,

Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, “Vladimir Kandelaki”, Essay for the monographic book, New York, 1998

Mark Shinn,

“Spiritual World of Vladimir Kandelaki”, Fine Arts Magazine, NY, 1998

Victor Bennett Forbes,


“The Georgian Soul of Vladimir Kandelaki”, SunStorm Fine Arts magazine, Ronkonkoma, New York, 1998

Lika Kachkachishvili,


presentation of the book – “V. Kandelaki-Between Two Worlds” in

Tina Sharashidze

 Moscow and in Tbilisi; Number of TV programs and articles in 

Irma Jangirashvili,


magazines and newspapers: “Miror”, “Maestro”, “Republik of Georgia”, “Moscow News”, etc., Tbilisi, Moscow, 1998

M. Dikovitskaia,

“Vladimir Kandelaki’s Paintings”, Mir-Magazine, Phila, PA USA 1996

Piotr Vegin,

„The Knight of the Brush and Knight Himself“, Kontact-Los Angeles, 1995

Maya Pritsker,

“Kandelaki’s Show at the United Nations”, “Novoe Russkoye Slovo”, New York, 1995

Alexander Prostorov,


“Between Two Worlds”, “Tvorchestvo”, Moscow, 1994

Jerry Oller,

“Kandelaki at the PAA”, “Art Matters”, 1994

Robin Rice,

“Spirit and Manflash”, Philadelphia City Paper, 1994

Eugenia Argires,

“The Ways We Have Chosen”, Novoye Russkoe Slovo, NY, 1993

Fracoise Yohalem,


“The Art of Vladimir Kandelaki”, KOAN, Washington. DC, 1992

Edward Sozanski

“Viewing Life in Georgia Under the Soviets”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1992


Jennifer Linn,

“Hard Landing for the Soviet Artist”, “The Philadelphia Inquirer”, 1992

Janet Koridze,

“Vladimir Kandelaki”, Catalog (in Russan) for exhibition at the Central House of Artists (never held, because V. Kandelaki was in the USA by that time), Kuznetski Most, Moscow, 1992

Evgeni Argires,

“Art of Vladimir Kandelaki”, “Art Matters”, Philadelphia, 1992

J. Robinson,

“The Artist Looks for a Success in the South”. The Douglassville Country Newspaper, 1991

R. Andronikashvili,

“Victories To You”, “Isskustvo”, Moscow, 1990

Irina Nicolaishvili,

“Vladimir Kandelaki”, Introductory letter for the catalog for exhibition at the

Palace for Georgian Artists, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, 1990

Ia Mukhraneli,

“Vladimir Kandelaki”, Introductory letter for the album, Tbilisi, 1987

Lala Tabukashvili,

Interview With Vladimir Kandelaki, “Soviet Arts”, vol., #4, 1987

Irakli Kipshidze,

Catalogue for the exhibitions in Finland, 1975