Painters


The "TSM Group" Corporation has tried to promote the art of Ukrainian painters for many years. Thus, there have been issued corporate calendars many a time with pictures of the folk artists Maria Primachenko and Yekaterina Belokur as well as the Ukrainian painters of today: Alexander Klimenko, Edward Belsky, Leonid Bernat, Boris Egiazaryan, Igor Eliseyev, Olga Solovyova, Oleg Yasenev.


Maria Primachenko


Maria Primachenko is represented in the "Global Encyclopedia of the Naive Art", published in Belgrade (1983), as one of the stars of the first magnitude.

The artist was born on December 30, 1908, in the village Bolotnya of Kiev region. Maria Primachenko’s talent was noticed by professional painters, who helped her to get her a name. Her paintings have been successfully exhibited in Paris, Warsaw, Prague, Sofia, and Montreal since 1936. Her gift of artist is recognized worldwide.

A. Sereda, a well-known researcher of Ukrainian folk art, has noticed that "Primachenko as an artist is a phenomenon of global impact. I assure you that if her paintings are placed next to paintings of famous Henri Matisse they will meet competition”.



Yekaterina Belokur


Yekaterina Belokur (1900-1961) is an artist who dedicated her life to flowers, perpetuating them on canvas, regarding them like the eyes of the Earth, the crown of beauty, her children. Endowed with a unique gift of seeing and taking the world, she painted flowers like no one domestic and Western European artists before or after her.


 

In 2007 under the auspices of the "Transexpo" Corporation there was published a diptych book (a collection of all currently known letters of Yekaterina Belokur) by Nikolai Kagarlitsky “shone by letters like a star".

 

Edward Belsky


He was born on January 4, 1963, in Kolki village of Volyn region. He lives and works in Kiev. He attended the Republican Art School and Dnepropetrovsk Art College and graduated from the Ukrainian Academy of Arts in 1991. He has been a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1992.


 


Leonid Bernat


He was born in 1962 in Kiev. He graduated from the Republican Art School named after Taras Shevchenko in 1980 and the Faculty of Graphic Design of the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture in 1990. He has been a Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 2000.


 


Boris Egiazaryan


He was born in 1956 in Aparan village, Armenia. He trained as a painter at the Yerevan Art College and Mukhina Leningrad Higher Arts and Crafts College and in 1986 he graduated from the Kiev Academy of Painting.
Boris Egiazaryan has participated in exhibitions in Armenia, Ukraine and abroad since 1986. His works are available in museums as well as numerous private collections.


 


Igor Eliseyev


He was born in 1966 in Poltava. He studied at the Kharkov College of Design within 1981-1985 and at the Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture within 1989-1995. He has been a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 198.

The picture of Igor Eliseev "The vanquishers of fire" graces the cover of catalogue of the "TSM Group” Corporation.


 


Olga Solovyova


She was born in Balashov town, Russia. She lives and works in Kiev. She studied at the Donetsk State Art School within 1980-1984 and at the Faculty of Painting of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts in the monumental painting studio of prof. N. A. Storozhenko within 1989-1996. Solovyova’s pictures are available in private collections in Ukraine, UK, France, USA, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Russia.


 


Oleg Yasenev


He was born in 1963 in Dniprovaya village of Zaporozhye region. In 1980-1983. He studied at the Dnepropetrovsk Art School within 1980-1983 and at the Faculty of Easel Painting of the Ukrainian Academy of Arts within 1984-1992. He has been a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1997. He has participated in National, All-Union and International exhibitions since 1986. He has been an Honored Artist of Ukraine since 2007. Oleg Yasenev is an award winner of a number of International and Ukrainian art festivals.


 


Alexander Klimenko


Alexander Klimenko is a well-known painter, a classic of contemporary art, a pioneer of metaphysical concept of "New transabstract painting", a culture expert, a founder of humanistic theory of the "21st Century Aesthetics Environment", a philosopher and author of numerous texts and studies of contemporary culture.

He was born in 1963 in Lugansk. He graduated from the Kiev Art Institute (monumental painting faculty) in 1989. He lives and works in Kiev.


 

 

 

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