Artist Irina Kolesnikova

Irina Kolesnikova

Artist from Ukraine

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About the artist Irina Kolesnikova

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The famous artist from Odessa, the author of bright, colorful paintings, was born in 1975. In the period from 1987 to 1992, the future artist studied at the Odesa Art School named after Grekov. While studying at school, she took an active part in various competitions and student exhibitions. In 1993-1998, she continued her studies at the Odesa Pedagogical University named after K. D. Ushinskyi (at the Faculty of Art and Graphics). Since 2000, the author has been actively developing his creative work. She participates in a wide range of regional and all-Ukrainian exhibitions. Participating in student creative exhibitions of the international level, he prepares himself for the future profession of an artist. Already in that period, the artist's desire for decorativeness, for the use of Ukrainian ornament in her paintings is noticeable. Bright, optimistic works attract the attention of the public and critics. In the artist's paintings, the decorative ornament, juicy colors of southern Ukraine are organically interwoven with female images and floral motifs. Dancing girls and fabulous conceived beauties surrounded by an ornament of flowers and fruits are the calling card of the artist Iryna Kolesnikova. And her decorative landscapes of bright large arrays of color very accurately convey the mood of nature. They are modern, free and light. In the period from 2002 to 2010, the artist participated in the largest exhibitions of Ukraine. In 2013, Iryna received a master's degree in science and technology from the OPU. The topic of her thesis is the study of detail as an element of a female portrait in an easel composition. Since 2013, the artist has held a number of personal exhibitions, mainly in Odesa and Kyiv. Now the works of Iryna Kolesnikova are actively sold both in Ukraine and far abroad. Buying Irina's painting for your home means adding bright, sunny fragments to your interior. Bring a piece of southern sun, juicy color and positivity into the house. Buy Ukrainian landscape in pictures.The artist creates original paintings-panels, designed in a decorative way. These are mainly abstract compositions of geometric shapes, floral compositions, abstract decorative landscapes and still lifes, panels based on human images. Irina Kolesnikova prefers female images captured in a variety of transformed costumes that resemble either theatrical or national ones. Most of the artist's paintings combine similar qualities that make her work recognizable among art lovers - the simplicity of the composition and the symmetry at its core, the flatness of the solution of forms, the construction of the image by means of geometric figures, mainly quadrilaterals, the predominance of red and blue colors. The works of Iryna Kolesnikova, thanks to their decorativeness, ornamentation, as well as the use of Ukrainian national ornaments and other attributes, are especially close to the Ukrainian viewer and attractive to foreign connoisseurs of national color in art.

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She was born in 1975 . in Odessa, Ukraine . Since 1987 - 1992. Odessa Art School . Grekova . The school has participated in various exhibitions and competitions. Since 1993 - 1998. Odessa Pedagogical University . K.D. Ushinskogo (graphic arts department ) . Since 2000 . Begins active creative work . Participate in regional, national and international exhibitions of student creativity, preparing for future professional activity. 2002 - Ukrainian exhibition " Malovicha Ukraine ", Kiev . 2003 - Ukrainian exhibition of the Independence Day of Ukraine. 2003 - Exhibition at the Museum of Taras Shevchenko "Flowers on the canvas.» 2005 - Ukrainian exhibition "Spirituality in contemporary art ." Gallery at the National Sanctuary of St. Sophia . 2005 - Ukrainian exhibition on the day of the artist. 2006 - Ukrainian Christmas exhibition in the Central House of Artists, Kiev . 2007 - Exhibition " Kviti " gallery " Lemish " Lviv. 2008 Exhibition in Odessa ( art-cafe " Salieri ", " stained glass motifs " 2008 - Ukrainian exhibition in Kiev 's Day Artist. 2009 - participated in the open air art in Pereyaslav -Khmelnitsky . 2010 - Exhibition in Odessa . Art-cafe " Salieri ", " Flower mood ." 2012-2013 - received a master's degree is art- graphic faculty of the Odessa Pedagogical University. Thesis: " Item as organizational and structural element in easel composition example of a female portrait ." Under the guidance of highly specialized teachers, including 4 professors, 9 candidate of art sciences and Honored Artist of Ukraine . 2013 Exhibition at the Odessa Art Gallery " Victory Gardens " - " Emergency motion." 2013 - participated in the All-Ukrainian exhibition " Green Wave ." 2014 - Competition exhibition «Ukrainian language ", " Ukrainian panels ", Kiev .


Since 1987 - 1992. Odessa Art School . Grekova . The school has participated in various exhibitions and competitions. Since 1993 - 1998. Odessa Pedagogical University . K.D. Ushinskogo (graphic arts department ) .2012-2013 graduated from the magistracy department topic: "Detail in painting, as a constructive and decorative element

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