October 5, 2017 before Artists’ Day an opening of the exhibition of paintings
and graphic works by the well-knownin Kropyvnytskyi artists, a member of the National
Union of Artists of Ukraine Yurii Vintenko and his wife Halyna Yarova-Vintenko took place
in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum. Also a catalogue “For those we love…” was
presented within the initiated by the museum art project of the series of art exhibitions
“In the painter’s studio”, which is aimed at popularization of work of Kirovohrad
artists and presupposes organization of personal exhibitions and publishing of catalogues
with articles about artists, their thoughts on fine art and personal studios, with works
reproductions which brightly show their creative searches.
Vintenko Yurii Borysovych (born 1955) – graduate of
the Crimea State Art College named after M.S.Samokysh, a participant of regional and
national art exhibitions, in his creative work prefers realistic manner of painting and
such art genres as landscape and still life.
Yarova-Vintenko Halyna Hryhorivna (born 1958)
graduated from Zahorsk Art and Industrial Training College, works in the sphere ofpainting
and decorative art, the favorite genre is still life with flowers.
Yu.B.Vintenko and H.H.Yarova-Vintenko are deeply involved in teaching,
for many years they successfully work in Kirovohrad Children School of Art. Their pupils
became laureates and award winners of the national and international competitions of
children creative work, many of them continue to develop as artists in art educational
More than 70 paintings and graphic works made by the artists in
different years, starting from the late 1970s and until now, are shown at the exhibition
in the museum.
Deputy head of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Kirovohrad Town
Council N.M.Chorna, head of Kirovohrad Regional Organization of the National Union of
Artists of Ukraine A.V.Khvrost, Merited Journalist of Ukraine B.P.Kumanskyi, deputy
principal of Kirovohrad Children School of Art Zh.A.Lapina, museum workers, artists,
teachers, pupils and worshipers of the artists’ work congratulated them on the
vernissage. The museum present for all the present was a performance of teachers of
Children School of Art. After the official part, Yurii Borysovych Vintenko and his wife
Halyna Hryhorivna signed catalogues for everyone who visited their exhibition.