Oil on Canvas
92 x 73 cm
Educated in Odessa National Art College from 1964 to 1971 and in Kiev Academy of Arts during 1971-1977, Nicolay Prokopenko is a Member of the National Union of Artists and a Member of the National Union of Theatrical Workers.
He is a painter, graphic artist and book graphic-illustrator, who has held 56 solo exhibitions and participated in 10 biennale during twenty years of his creative life. Recognised as the “Ukrainian Picasso”; many of his works are in collections of Ukrainian & Russian State Museums; the world’s famous Pompidou Centre in Paris; the National Libraries of France, Holland, Poland & Mexico, in galleries and private collections in Germany, Spain, Romania, Greece and Switzerland. More than sixty six museums and galleries of the world collect his paintings. Nicolay Prokopenko lives and works in Odessa.
He is an “Honoured Artist of Ukraine”, prize-winner of international, Ukrainian and regional exhibitions and also winner in an array of international biennials.