Varenya Mykola Vasyliovych
Varenya Mykola Vasyliovych – was born on May 20, 1942 in Popasna-2, Luhansk region. Graduated from Kyiv State Art Institute in 1971. Teachers: V. Puzyrkov, V. Zabashta. V. Shatalin. The thematic focus of the artist was the life and everyday life of the Hutsul region. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1977. He worked at the Ivano-Frankivsk Art and Production Combine (1972–1992); teacher at the Ivano-Frankivsk Children's Art School (1992-1999); head of the Ivano-Frankivsk organization of the Union of Artists of Ukraine (1982-1990). Participanted in regional, republican (since 1973), and international (since 1995) art exhibitions. Lived and worked in Ivano-Frankivsk. The artist died in 2021.