Olena Polatina

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Website: http://natureartists.com/olena_lopatina.asp
Email: olenalopatina@yahoo.ca

Olena Lopatina was born in Ukraine and studied art at the Kharkov Academy of Art and Design. She moved to Canada in 1997and is now living in Stouffville, Ontario.

As a member of the Richmond Hill Group of Artists (RHGA) she has participated in numerous solo and group art shows at the Mill Pond Gallery.

In 2009 – 2 Honorable Mentions for her works: “Autumn Song” and “In the Shadow”;

In 2011 – People’s Choice Award for “Spring Leaves”;

In 2015 – Ruthe Caverley Rabinovitch Award for “Glowing”.

In 2012 became a signature member of Worldwide Nature Artists Group WNAG.

She exhibits her works in shows and galleries around Ontario, including:

– Studio Tour of Richmond Hill, Ontario 2010-2014;

– Autumn Art Sale 2009, at McMichael Canadian Art Collection;

– Heintzman House Invitational Art Show & Sale in Thornhill Ontario, 2008 and 2009;

– Toronto Art Expo 2008 and 2009;

– various exhibitions in Russia, the Ukraine, and Yugoslavia.