Khmelnitsky Olexandr Anatolievich
Khmelnitsky Olexandr Anatolievich – was born on 2nd of August 1924 in Kharkiv. He studied at the Kharkiv State Art Institute. Mentors: Lyubimsky A., Rybalchenko M., Kotova P. He taught at the Kharkiv Art and Industry Institute. Since 1956 he is a member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine. Since 1951 he takes part in republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions. Personal exhibitions were held in Kharkiv in 1989, 1995,1998, in Simferopol in 1997. Since 1978 he is a professor at the Kharkiv Art and Industrial Institute. Since 1984 the National Artist of Ukraine. He was a corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of Ukraine since 1997. His works are represented in museums, galleries, private collections in Ukraine and abroad. The artist died on 5th of June 1998.