The exhibition “The streets of the native town” presents paintings and
graphic works of Natalia Kukharenko, an undergraduate of the Department of Painting and
Graphics of Art Faculty of Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr
Natalia Kukharenko was born in Kirovohrad (Kropyvnytskyi).
In 2011 finished Kirovohrad Children’s Art School named after O.O.Osmerkin.
Now she studies at the Department of Painting and Graphics of Art Faculty of Kirovohrad
State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko.
An active participant of different student art exhibitions which are
organized in the university, museums and libraries. The exhibition “The streets of the
native town” is a first personal exhibition of Natalia Kukharenko. It was encouraged by
the 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). The graduation project showed the
historic architecture of the town, now Kropyvnytskyi, through decorative details of
The exposition of the exhibition consisted of more than 20 works created in
2016-2017 in the techniques of oil painting, watercolors and pencil drawing.They recreate
architectural face of the historic centre of our town, which adornments are unique
buildings, constructed by the projects of Elisavethrad architects Ya.Pauchenko,
O.L.Lishnevskii and other planners on the cusp of the XIXth and XXth centuries, the
majority of which are among listed buildings.
The exhibition is full of love to the native town and enlightened by
bright, joyful thoughts.