The exhibition of a Ukrainian artist opens in Katara

Managing Director of Cultural Village Foundation (Katara), Pro. Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti and Ambassador of Ukraine to Qatar HE Andriy Kuzmenko during the inauguration ceremony.

Doha: The Managing Director of the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara), Prof. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti yesterday inaugurated a “Portrait of Contemporary” exhibition by Ukrainian artist Andrii Abhinava Chernovil.

The inauguration ceremony took place in the presence of Ukrainian Ambassador to Qatar HE Andriy Kuzmenko and a number of dignitaries and guests.

The exhibition, which is organized by the Katara in cooperation with the Embassy of Ukraine in Qatar, includes a number of portraits of Chernovil, which is an exclusive collection of works of art.

Dr. Al Sulaiti said the exhibition features high quality and international standard artwork.

He said it opens the window for those interested in learning more about this type of art which showcases the highest techniques of portraiture by displaying drawings of a number of prominent figures in society and others from the artist’s family.

The general manager of Katara highlighted the keenness of the Katara Cultural Village to enrich the art galleries with various exhibitions by showcasing international art experiences.

Speaking about Andreii’s work, Nadia Chernovil said that the new portrait techniques are the idea of ​​continuing the “contemporary portraiture” path of the artist’s creative journey, which includes portraits of high-ranking figures in society. , including in the diplomatic, financial, commercial and cultural fields to build up its art collection.

The exhibition includes a group of portraits entitled “Digital Art is a National Wealth”, “The Smell of Memory”, “The Green Queen”, in addition to portraits of a number of their Excellencies Sheikhs, such as Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Al Thani and Sheikh Saud bin Mohammed Al Thani.

Andrii studied drawing techniques and visual arts in the studio of his famous mentor Vitaly Alikbekov.

Commitment as a draftsman and painter and a great traveler since 1995 – adapted Andrii’s lens by creating images of various ethnicities and family friends. During his creative journey around the world, he made more than 50 portraits.

James C. Tibbs