Amidst Cries from the Rubble: Art of Loss and Resilience from Ukraine

Amidst Cries from the Rubble: Art of Loss and Resilience from Ukraine

June 23, 2024 01:00 pm
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04:00 pm
Museum of International Folk Art

ARTIST PANEL BIOS

Serhii Polubotko is a member of the National Union of Architects of Ukraine and the Union of Masters of Folk Art of Ukraine. At the beginning of the large-scale invasion, Polubotko took part in the construction of defensive barriers along with the Ivano-Frankivsk volunteer blacksmith community. He came to the US on a refugee visa in 2022, and continues creating works out of repurposed war materials.

Yaroslava Tkachuk is a member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. Her work has been featured in more than 10 personal exhibitions in Ukraine and abroad, and is presented in museum collections in Austria, Ukraine, and the US. In her work, Tkachuk blends diverse materials to create striking visual collages.

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