October 13, 2016 an opening of personal exhibition of paintings and graphic works
of a famous Kirovohrad artist L.Yakovleva took place in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum.
Also a booklet “Romantic palette of LarysaYakovleva” prepared by the museum was
This vernissage is jubilee for the artist and dedicated to her 70th anniversary.
Yakovleva larysa Arkadiivna was born on October 13, 1946 in Kirovohrad (now
Kropyvnytskyi). Finished Kirovohrad Children’s School of Painting (1963), graduated from
Odessa State Art College named after M.Hrekov (1968), and Ukrainian Printing Institute
named after Ivan Fedorov (1982). Worked in Kirovohradart and industrial plant of Art fund
of Ukraine. Had been teaching at the Art Department of Kirovohrad State Pedagogical
University named after VolodynyrVynnychenko for more than 10 years. Now teaches young
artists at the Department of Fine Art of Kirovohrad Children’s School of Art.
Not only colleagues – artists and pedagogues, but also friends and many
students came to congratulate the artist on her birthday and opening of the exhibition.
Chief specialist of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Kirovohrad Town Council
V.Petrynska presented Letter of Commendation for work of many years and active creative
work to L.Yakovleva. The congratulatory speeches were also made by head of Kirovohrad
regional organization of the National Union of Artists Ukraine A.Khvorost, director of
Kirovohrad Children’s Art School S.Medvedeva and head of the Department of Fine Art of
the school, member of the National Union of Artists UkraineYu.Vintenko, senior lecturer of
Art and Choreographic Faculty of the Department of Arts of Kirovohrad State Pedagogical
University named after VolodynyrVynnychenkoL.Harbuzenko and researcher of Kirovohrad
Regional Art Museum A.Kimnatnyi.
A musical gift was a performance of a pupil of the 8th year of piano class of
Kirovohrad Children’s Art School, laureate of national musical competitions
ValentynaTkachenko and a teacher VolodymyrVoloshenko.