Olha Pilyuhina “Melody”
Tapestry «Melody». 2010; natural wool, cotton, jute, smooth hand weaving; 113 x 87 cm
Portrait-image, symbolizing the inseparable unity of the artist and her work. She weaves the tapestry, looking at the world through the warp threads and weaving into the canvas.
About artist: Olha Pilyuhina
Olha Pilyuhina (b. 1982) is a professional hereditary artist from a famous art family.
Honored Master of Decorative Arts of Ukraine, Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine and the National Union of Masters of Folk Art of Ukraine, winner of the President’s Grant, Scholar of the President of Ukraine 2012-2015, I teach composition at Poltava National University “Poltava Polytechnic” named after Yuri Kondratyuk , author of a series of monumental tapestries “Carpet Ukraine”, six of which were recognized as the best works of the year in Ukraine at the All-Ukrainian exhibitions-competitions “Best Work of the Year” (2014… 2020) under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine.
Participant of more than 400 international, national, regional, regional and family exhibitions, including 18 solo exhibitions, including the National Bank of Ukraine, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine, the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, leading museums and galleries, diplomatic missions and cultural centers in Ukraine and abroad.
My tapestries are in many private, corporate and museum collections. Some of them: the collection and permanent exposition of the National Museum of Decorative Arts of Ukraine, the permanent exposition of the National Union of Masters of Decorative Arts of Ukraine, the Embassy of Ukraine, the National Bank of Ukraine, the Central Kyiv (capital of Ukraine) Lavra Art Gallery and others.