Yosef Reznikov is a proficient Doctor of Technical Science. He has his interests spread all over the world of science as well as art. He is also a gifted artist and engages majorly in the collection of paintings ranging from abstracts of cubism artwork to fantasy and figurative sculptures.
Born in the year 1937, Yosef graduated from the Tashkent Transport Institute University as a successful Civil Engineer. After the completing his education, he began teaching at the architectural and building facilities of Tashkent Polytechnical Institute.
Starting his adventurous journey as a Civil Engineer, Yosef has always spent his time bustling in construction sites and working hard for designing the structures of multiple buildings. Similar to his prior teaching experience, as a multi-dimensional creator, he also engages in practical and theoretical work of his career.
During the year 1991, Yosef had migrated to Israel to continue his line of work. Due to multiple barriers of communication and daily struggles of adapting to the routine life in Israel, Yosef mostly found himself free and unoccupied.
His inactive work routine made him shift his attentiveness to anything creative and later on, Yosef found himself painting with a brush in his hand. This enabled him to overcome his shiftless routine and he engaged in designing portraits of Israeli landscapes depicting originality in his work.
Major Art Projects and Contributions
Throughout his Art escapades, he has been awarded with incredible opportunities in the form of projects and major exhibitions for his credibility. His exciting expedition began with his first ever project of receiving the order from the mayor's office.
He was hired for the design of an old retaining wall located in the centre of Israel. From sand and cement they created 5 relief paintings from the history of the Jewish people.
After finishing his project he was also called upon to decorate the city's central synagogue. This was a large building in which they made paintings on the walls and relief panels.
More specifications of the work involved carvings on a prepared surface and stained-glass windows. They created all the compositions themselves. After all these works, the synagogue entered the top ten synagogues in Israel.
RESH – A Legendary Artists Duo
At a collective artist exhibition in Israel, Yosef came to meet his colleague Oleg and together they became partners in producing art excerpts for their admirers. Resh abbreviates for the surnames of two talented artists, and a smart combination of their surnames namely (Yosef Reznikov) and (Oleg Shkred).
A legendary formation of two multi-talented artists provides art enthusiasts with over 3000 sculptures of handicraft. Their major specialty of the work titled as “KFAR” a cubo-futuristic abstract of art realism.
The most exceptional features of their designs depict originality that leaves their viewers amazed with the awe-inspiring and unpredicted results. Their exhibitions have been held in major cities like Israel, Spain, Russia, Germany, and South Africa.
In February-March 2008, their paintings and sculptures were successfully exhibited at the Art Expo held in USA. Major achievements for the production of paintings by RESH are included in the collection "20 Artists of the World" as well published by the Museum of America and the European Library of Art.
During the year 2007, at the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the city of Nazareth Illit, their paintings were presented to the Prime Minister and President of Israel. This enabled Yosef to showcase his contributions to the combined artwork personally to the political figures.
In May 2009, during the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Israel, the Pope was presented with a composition by the artists of RESH "Nazareth". This painting is now in the Vatican's art collection. Another major accomplishment in this plateau revealed In August 2021, where they presented their painting to the new President of Israel, Yitzhak Herzog.