15, 2017 an opening of an exhibition “Sing a song into to me, summer” of
works by a 3rd year student of Art and Graphic Department of Art Faculty of Central
Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko Uliana Shkurenko
took place in O.O.Osmerkin Art-memorial Museum. The exhibition was opened within initiated
by the museum project “New generation”, which is aimed at discovering bright, talented
individuals in a modern fine art of Ukraine exactly among student youth. The project also
presupposes organization of personal and group exhibitions, and also publishing of theme
booklets with reproductions of works and articles on art history.
It is a first personal exhibition for Uliana Shkurenko, despite her
significant achievements and participation in the national and international exhibitions
and competitions of decorative and applied art. Afterreceiving basic art education in
children schools named after T.Ya. Pata in urban-type settlement Petrykivka and named
after I.H.Pershudchev in Kamianka town (Dniprodzerzhynsk) of Dnipropetrovsk region, become
interested in folk art, she has chosen a profession of an artist. Successfully graduated
from Petrykivsk vocational-technical school ¹79 in specialty “artist of painting on
wood” in 2014 she decided to continue her studies in Kropyvnytskyi in Central Ukrainian
State Pedagogical University named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko at Art and Graphic
Department of Art Faculty.
Uliana Shkurenko as an artist was greatly influenced by her instructor - PhD
in Pedagogy, member of the National Union of masters of folk art of Ukraine L.V.
Harbuzenko, who initiated the organization of an exhibition of works on topic of Ukrainian
songs, performed in authors’ manner in the style of traditional Petrykivka painting that
is the talented students’ term thesis.
Uliana Shkurenko was congratulated on the exhibition opening by head of Art
and Graphic Department of Art Faculty of Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University
named after Volodymyr Vynnychenko PhD in Pedagogy T.M.Stritievych, assistant professor of
the same Department PhD in Pedagogy L.V.Harbuzenko, leading researcher of O.O.Osmerkin
Art-Memorial Museum Merited Artist of Ukraine A.M.Nadezhdin, fellow students, friends and
lecturers of the university.
Prepared by the museum theme booklet of the exhibition – “Uliana
Shkurenko’s exhibition “Sing a song into to me, summer”. ART-project “New
generation” – was presented during the event.