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Ustinovich Kravchenko

Russia • 1930−2006

He graduated from the Kharkov state art Institute, painting Department. Honored art worker of Kuban. Participated in regional, zonal, Republican, all-Union, international exhibitions. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

Foreign experts call his work "pearls of realism." This is mainly portraits, in which Kravchenko serious and laconic, as a worthy representative of the true Russian art, designed is sure to create. "Portrait of a steelworker," according to the label the rating of a senior researcher the State Tretyakov gallery Vladimir nartsissova, "cause we have a high Association with Rodenovskim "Thinker" filled with the faith of the artist in the moral strength of the people. And portraits of veterans of the second world war 1941 – 1945 is not just a reminder of a famous historical event, but a reproach, appeal to the audience not to forget about the last native speakers of the virtues of the Russian army. No less eloquent and self-portraits of masters, which are held on the significance of the creative personality. Self portrait is a document of the era. This is the story of the growth of the soul of the artist. Power Kravchenko-portrait is undeniable, but also landscapes live and breathe his love for mother nature.

Professor Gregory is an outstanding artist, his paintings are valuable not only as works of art but also as historical evidence, filled with succinct philosophical generalizations.

G. U. Kravchenko, and the teacher is working at the Department of paintings of the Kuban state University. He is married (his wife is his associate and inspirer) and has two daughters. Wants to be great and immortal, clearly denoting the path to this: "the Price of man – thing. Work, God will give. I'm on the ground three times immortal. Children, masterpieces and students".

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