MUSEUM HOLIDAY HOURS
Museum will be Closed January 1st
Will be re-open January 2nd
Museum will be Closed January 7th.
Will be re-open January 8th
Roman Vovk is an artist whose work reflects man’s unity with nature. This is evident in the defining characteristics of his paintings. The definitive brushstrokes with dynamic colors underscore the essential and eternal, mundane and festive, the perceived and the invisible. The artist’s vision, deep-rooted in his innate memory, comes to fruition with themes of Cossack liberty, iconic folklore and the vistas and landscapes of his beloved Ukraine. Some paintings echo the historical and spiritual portrait of Ukraine featuring its civic and religious leaders. Other exhibited works delve deeply into the symbolism of identity: symbolic still life and the breathtaking Carpathian landscape. Vovk’s paintings are sought after not only because of his exceptional technique but because they visualize the spiritual needs of authenticity.
Roman Vovk belongs to a generation of young Ukrainian artists who continue to refine their talents in the Diaspora. His artistic career began in 1993 and since 1999 Vovk has been a member of the Artists Union of Ukraine and is the honorary chairman of the Dolyna Artists Union “Arkan”. Vovk studied at the art school in his native city of Dolyna, Ukraine. Later, at the Lviv Polytechnic, Vovk. His paintings are an expression of his joy and love of life, and his art has been exhibited in Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Holland, Canada, and the US.