AVRAMENKO Ivan Gavrilovic 1923-2008
Born June 5, 1923 in the village Koliadynets ' Hadiach district, Poltava region (Ukraine)
Died 2008 in Krivoy Rog (Ukraine)
He studied at the Odessa school of art (1947-1949) and the Chisinau art College (1955-1957). Teachers: Muchnik L., Sadovskaya, V., Zaozerskaya, V.
Schedule. A member of the Union of artists of USSR since 1974.
A special place in the works of Ivan Avramenko is Kryvyi Rih, the city where he grew up and first picked up a brush. The artist's paintings — a kind of artistic chronicle of Krivoy Rog. They tell the audience about how the city looked in the days of youth of the artist, as he lived all these years, has changed and what it is now. According to the author, for its exhibition, he concluded made them for 50 years and is now going to change the brush on the pen after 80 years — it's time to start writing a memoir.
(From the article "history of the city in pictures" 23.9.2003)