Artist Kateryna Ocheredko painted the Turkish Cypriot Culture in various aspects using monotype printing techniques for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts during the quarantine days

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Artist Kateryna Ocheredko painted the Turkish Cypriot Culture in various aspects using monotype printing techniques for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts during the quarantine days
A long quarantine process took place within the due to the measures taken in the outbreak of Covid-19, which also affected our country, as in the rest of the world.

Artists produced paintings, sculptures, ceramics and print painting for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts in order to support the fight against Covid-19 during this process.

According to the information provided by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, artist Kateryna Ocheredko painted the Turkish Cypriot Culture in various aspects using the monotype printing technique for the Cyprus Museum of Modern Arts during the Covid-19 quarantine days.

In her works, artist Kateryna Ocheredko painted women crocheted in traditional Turkish Cypriot folkloric clothing, women who drink coffee and tell coffee fortune. In another work, our women and grandmothers depicted the Lefkara work, which is one of the traditional handicrafts. In another work, the artist depicted the Turkish Cypriot woman with her traditional clothes and motifs. In her fourth work, she depicted ceramics which are among the Turkish Cypriot crafts, and depicted historical figures in ceramics. Finally, her work featured a morning coffee depiction that is an addiction in the Turkish Cypriot culture.

Who is Tetiana Ocheredko?
She was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1985. In 2010, she graduated from the Igor Sikorsky Graphic Faculty of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute. She is a member of the National Artists Association of Ukraine. In 2012, she received scholarships given to gifted young people by the Municipality of Kyiv City for their personal creative contribution to the development of the city and their high success in social life. In 2012, she was given a scholarship by the Kiev Mayor for her personal creative contribution to the development of the city and high achievements in social life. Since 2007, she has participated in more than 15 national and 25 international painting and graphic exhibitions and outdoor painting. Between 2008 and 2018, she created more than 15 paintings for children and adult books published in Ukraine and abroad. In 2016, she worked as an animator of the world’s first feature-length animated film, “Loving Vincent”, about the life and death of Vincent Van Gogh. In 2018, the movie “Loving Vincent” was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe Awards. In 2018, she was awarded at the exhibition titled “Engravings of the World”, an engraving and sculpture exhibition held by the Greek Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Diseases Association in collaboration with the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. In 2011, she won the “Green Wave” art competition held at the Artist Gallery in Kiev, Ukraine. In 2019, she opened her solo art exhibition “Repin’s places” in Kiev. She also organized the personal engraving exhibition “Different and similar”. In 2015, she opened her personal engraving exhibition “Our World” in Minsk, Belarus. In 2011, she opened her solo engraving exhibition titled “My Kiev” at the Kiev Cultural Artists Museum. She participated in exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, Egypt, Spain and participated in the international open-air exhibition in China. Her works take place in museums and private collections in Ukraine, Egypt, Poland, Latvia, Spain, Italy, England, Germany, Australia, Egypt, USA, Greece and China.