On March 27,
2013 presentation of a personal photo exhibition by Ivan Belous “The provinces…”
took place in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum. The exhibition is dedicated to the artist’s
Exposition is made up from more than 30 black and white and colour photo
works from the series “The provinces” and “Gems of Znamyanka region”, created
during the last years. Visitors were admired by the landscapes of our land, portrait
images of fellow villagers, still lifes.
Belous Ivan Gnatovych – a member of the National Union of
the artists of Ukraine (2007) and photo society “Collage” of Kirovograd regional
centre of folk art (2003). An active participant of rehional and all-Ukrainian photo
competitions and exhibitions.
A teacher of geography, in the past – regular officer, I.Belous has been in
the charge of two societies in Trepivka school, Znamyanka region for more than 20 years
– ecological society “Nature” and photo society “Search”, where he fosters love
for nature of the native land in children.
Colleagues, like-minded people and worshipers of his work came to
congratulate I.Belous on the opening of the exhibition. The head of Kirovograd regional
organization of the National Union of photo artists of Ukraine V.Moshchinski handed a
letter of commendation under the head of the board of the National Union of photo artists
of Ukraine Eduard Stranadka’s hand to I.Belous. The director of Trepivka school
L.Tymoshenko said some kind words to the artist. And the gem of the event was a tour
conducted by the author of the exhibition. Ivan Belous told with admiration about every
photograph, history of its creation, about the ways he experimented in order not only to
reflect surrounding reality but also his own feelings and thoughts.