About the authors

Oksana Gnat

OKSANA GNAT - painter, graphic.
Ignaschenko Oksana Anatolievna
In 1984-1986 she worked as a teacher of drawing, painting and composition at T.G.Shevchenko Republican Artistic Secondary School (Kiev). She took part in international art exhibitions. Her main kinds of art are painting, illustration, graphic arts.

Painter’s main artworks:
Painting - “Tracks on sand”(1996), “Mechanical Bird” (1997), “Wind” (1997), “Old Fortress”(1998), “Shades of old castle” ( 1999), “White Horse”(2000), “Steeple-chase”(2001), “Tracks on sand” (2000), “White Rose” (2007).

Picture book illustrations:
«Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Ababagalamaga, 1997.
Buzzy-wuzzy busy fly. Raduga, 1988.
H. Ch. Andersen. The Tinderbox. Raduga, 1989.
E. Gofman. Nutcracker and The Mouse King. Raduga,1991.
The Bremen Town Musicians. Ababagalamaga, 1993.
Three puppies leave Paris. Raduga,1991.
House where nobody sleeps. Ababagalamaga, 1993.
Robin-Bobin. Ababagalamaga, 2001.

Exhibition:
1995 - solo exhibition in Museum of Russian Art. Kiev.
2007 - solo exhibition in Ukrainian House.
2008 - solo exhibition in Ukrainian House.

Painter’s artworks are kept in:
A. S. Pushkin Museum. Moscow. 
Book Museum. Kiev. Ukraine.
Pereiaslav-Khmelnitskyi Museum-Reserve. 
Gloire Galerie. Paris. France.

Maxim Luki

MAXIM LUKI - sculptor.
Yesypenko Mikola Romanovic
1987-1989 - grand-holder of U.S.S.R. Painter’s Union.
1987 - he became Ukrainian Painter’s Union member.
He took part in international and Ukrainian symposiums on stone, in international and Ukrainian art exhibitions as:
1995 - solo exhibition in Museum of Russian Art. Kiev.
1990 - “In Ukrainian Steppes” exhibition. Munich. Germany.

Artworks:
1985 - the decorative composition «Potter» is set. Troeshina. Kiev.
1985 - the bronze semifigure of I.Repin a is set. Chuguev. Ukraine.
1987 - the memorial monument to the actor Zadniprovskomu is set. Kiev. 
1989 - the decorative composition «Icarus» is set. Teofipol. Ukraine.
1990 - the decorative composition«Sign of force» is set. Reynharsdorf. Germany.
1991 - the decorative composition «Knot on the cross » is set. Kharkov. Ukraine.
1992 - the decorative composition «Demeter’s Torso » is set. Kiev. Ukraine.
2001 - the decorative composition «Builder» is set. Kiev. Obolon. Ukraine.
2004 - the bust of T.G. Shevchenka is set. Tarasha. Ukraine.
2005 - the memorial monument of M.Bondar is set. Kiev. Ukraine.
2007 - the memorial monument of Gavrilenko O. is set. Kiev. Ukraine.
2007 - the sculptor opened a permanent exhibition of his artworks - YESS COLLECTION GALLERY.
2007 - a new personal site www.mryess.com is created.
2007 - “Art-Kiev. Parade of Galleries“ exhibition. Ukrainian House. Kiev.
2007 - “Art-Kiev. Great Sculpture Show” exhibition. Ukrainian House. Kiev.
2008 - “Art-Kiev. Great Sculpture Show” exhibition. Ukrainian House. Kiev.
2008 - “LUXURY TAMPTATION" exhibition. Kiev.

Author’s artworks are kept in:
National Museum of Ukrainian Art. Kiev. Ukraine.
Kiev State Museum of Russian Art. Kiev. Ukraine.
National Museum of Slovenia. 
Khmelnitski Art Museum. Ukraine.
Lviv Museum of History of Religion. Ukraine.
Lutsk Art Museum. Ukraine.
Luhansk Art Museum. Ukraine.
Exhibition Board of Ukrainian Painter’s Union. Kiev. Ukraine.
Russian Painter’s Union Fund. Moscow. 
Korsun- Shevchenkovsky Museum. Ukraine.
Nikolaiv Art Museum. Ukraine.
Museum-manor I. Repin. Chuguev. Ukraine.
Marsvinsholm Cultural Centre. Malm?. Sweden.
Fussian Art Distribition Gallery. Pittsburgh. The USA.

Films about the sculptor:
2001 - “M. Yesypenko is a sculptor”. Kiev. Mass Media Association.
2002 - “M. Yesypenko’s Work”. Telecom Society. «State and right». “Architect” 
2007 - “M. Yesypenko’s Sculptures”. Telecom Society. “Architect”
2008 - “In M. Yesypenko’s Studio”. Telecom Society. “Architect”

Authors

Sculptor Maxim Luki and painter Oksana Gnat are a duet of professional painters. They graduated from T.G. Shevchenko State Institute of Arts.
They have became Ukrainian Painter’s Union member since 1987.
Their works are kept in museums and private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Slovenia, the USA, Sweden, France, England, Germany, Japan, Canada.

Their works are kept in the following museums:

National Museum of Ukrainian Art. Kiev. Ukraine.
Kiev State Museum of Russian Art. Kiev. Ukraine.
National Museum of Slovenia. 
Khmelnitski Art Museum. Ukraine.
Lviv Museum of History of Religion. Ukraine.
Lutsk Art Museum. Ukraine.
Luhansk Art Museum. Ukraine.
Exhibition Board of Ukrainian Painter’s Union. Kiev. Ukraine.
Russian Painter’s Union Fund. Moscow. 
Korsun- Shevchenkovsky Museum. Ukraine.
Nikolaiv Art Museum. Ukraine.
Museum-manor I. Repin. Chuguev. Ukraine.
Marsvinsholm Cultural Centre. Malm?. Sweden.
Fussian Art Distribition Gallery. Pittsburgh. The USA.
A. S. Pushkin Museum. Moscow. 
Book Museum. Kiev. Ukraine.
Pereiaslav-Khmelnitskyi Museum-Reserve. 
Gloire Galerie. Paris. France.