My name is Oksana Okhapkina. I am Ukranian artist.
For over 20 years I have worked as a programmer in IT companies, but I have always been drawn to creativity. Everyone has their own trait in life, so to speak life “before” and “after”. So my life “after” turned out to be so creative and productive that I can’t help but share with you this feeling of fulfillment and happiness.
I was born in Central Asia, but I have lived in Ukraine all my adult life. I have absorbed the flavor of two completely different, but at the same time similar countries, so the paintings are filled with bright colors with subtle notes of Ukrainian and Eastern culture.
I am a happy person and an incorrigible optimist! I love to travel and find my inspiration in this. I see the world as bright and positive, full of harmony and love. I put maximum energy into writing the picture. Open to painting experiments.
|2020||Online Course authorized by The Museum of Modern Art and offered through Coursera “In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting”|
|2020||Online Course: MoMA “Modern Art & Ideas”, Museum of Modern Art, New York|
|2019||Online Course: CEH.1-ENx: European Paintings: From Leonardo to Rembrandt to Goya, Carlos III University of Madrid|
|2019||ArtCraft International School of Computer Graphics and Drawing|
|1994||Kyrgyz Technical University, Bishkek|
|EXHIBITION ACTIVITY (PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS)|
|2021||“WOMEN OF THE WORLD”, Art gallery in a public space Women`s polyclinic in maternity hospital#3, Kyiv|
|2019||Oksana Okhapkina: “My Way”, Globus Gallery, Kyiv|
EXHIBITION ACTIVITY (GROUP EXHIBITIONS)
|2021||“INDEPENDENCE”, festival of contemporary Ukrainian art, Museum of History of Kyiv, Kyiv , 10.08.2021 – 24.08.2021|
|2021||“ART IS EVERYWHERE”, festival of contemporary Ukrainian art, Museum of History of Kyiv, Kyiv|
|2020||Art project “TRACE”, festival of contemporary Ukrainian art, Museum of History of Kyiv, Kyiv|
|2020||“Different-X”, International on-line project, Museum of the History of Kyiv, Kyiv|
|2019||“The Mystery of the Senses”, Sikorsky Gallery, Kyiv|
|2019||“A Place of Inspiration”, Art in Public Space, Kyiv|
|2019||“All the Colors of the World, Turkey”, House of Artists, Kyiv|
|2019||“All the Colors of the World, Slovakia”, House of Artists, Kyiv|
|2018||“All the Colors of the World, Turkey”, House of Artists, Kyiv|
|2018||45th International Congress on the Management of Vestibular Disorders, Kyiv|
ART PROJECTS / ART FAIRS
|2021||“PEACE AGAIN”, the 7th Geoje International Art Festival, Haegeumgang Theme Museum, from September 1st to October 25th, Geoje, South Korea|
|2021||The III Prize laureate of the National Contest “Best Ukrainian in the Profession” in the “Fine Arts” nomination|
|2020||GLIANEC – Ukraine magazine|
|2020||NEWS.UA – Ukraine news magazine|
|2020||FRONTRUNNER Magazine. Off and Running…to the future of ART. MUSIC. FILM. CULTURE. New York / London. Founded 2009.|
|2020||Art magazine “ART Chili”|
|2019||“A place of inspiration”, an exhibition of Ukrainian artists, with the support of the Desnyanskiy district administration of Kyiv, exhibition catalog p17|
|2019||Art catalog No. 2, Globus Gallery, pp38-41|