April 18, 2017 an opening of a personal exhibition of paintings and graphic works
of Natalia Kukharenko “The streets of the native town” took place in O.O.Osmerkin
Kukharenko Natalia was born in Kirovohrad (now
Kropyvnytskyi), finished Kirovohrad Children’s Art School named after O.O.Osmerkin. Now
she is an undergraduate of the Department of Painting and Graphics of Art Faculty of
Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko. Actively
participates in different student art exhibitions held in the university, museums and
The exhibition “The streets of the native town” is a first personal
exhibition of Natalia Kukharenko. Poster of the exhibition, invitation cards and theme
booklet are of her own design.0
Work on the graduation project “Set of post cards “architectural details
of the historic part of the town Elisavethrad – Kirovohrad” (scientific adviser –
PhD in History of Art, associate professor Kyrychenko O.I.) encouraged to make an
exhibition. The graduation project showed the historic architecture of the town, now
Kropyvnytskyi, through decorative details of different styles.
More than twenty works made in the technique of oil painting, watercolor and
drawing in pencil are presented in the exposition. They recreate architectural face of the
historic centre of our town.
Natalia Kukharenko was congratulated not only by the lecturers of the
university - scientific adviser PhD in History of Art Kyrychenko O.I. and the head of the
department of Fine Art and Design, PhD in Pedagogy T.M.Stritevich, but also the head of
the Department of Regional and Urban Development and Architecture of Kirovohrad Regional
State Administration V.V.Kulikova and leading researcher of the museum, Merited Artist of
Ukraine A.M.Nadezhdin and of course by parents and fellow-students.