Ukrainian Artist Yuri Olishkevych and Anatoliy Khmara

CHICAGO - April 26, 2019 - PRLog -- The Ukrainian National Museum presents:

The Works of Yuri Olishkevych and Anatoliy Khmara

Opening: Friday, May 3 at 7:00 pm

2249 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60612

Admission $10.00

Exhibition from May 3 - 25

This upcoming exhibition features the work of two Ukrainian-born artists who found their way

to Chicago. Both educated in Ukraine, their work features fictional landscapes with captivating themes. Their artistic achievements are numerous, and have been widely exhibited in Ukraine, the United States and across the globe.

Yuri Olishkevych received his Master of Arts from the L'viv Institute of Applied & Decorative Arts, in Ukraine. A talented Ukrainian artist, his work has been shown in exhibits throughout Ukraine, including Kyiv, Kharkiv and Chernihiv. His art has included exhibitions from Seattle to New Hampshire, and from Chicago to shows in Canada. Often featuring traditional Ukrainian cultural treasures such as the pysanka (Ukrainian Easter egg). Olishkevych combines a surrealist style with cultural callbacks. Through rich oil paints, Olishkevych transports the viewer to a mystical world with engaging landscapes.

From an early age, Anatoliy Khmara was recognized for his artistic talents. Anatoliy earned his Master in Fine Arts at Fedorov Institute of Art and Graphic Design in Kyiv, Ukraine. In 1996, he won the prestigious International United Nations Painting competition and in 1997 gained entrance to the United States under the Extraordinary Artist visa. His art is featured in public and private collections throughout the world. In 2005, Anatoliy opened the Medici Art Center where he teaches transformational art education to a wider audience. Anatoliy's work is both vibrant and tranquil. His watercolor and acrylic landscapes are full of emotion and character.

The Ukrainian National Museum is located in the heart of the Ukrainian Village, at 2249

West Superior Street in Chicago. Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Adults $5.00, Children under 12 - Free.

Free Parking is available beside the Museum.

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For additional information, please call (312) 421-8020 or e-mail

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