Bachelor of Visual Arts, Bachelor of Education, Advanced Design Diploma, ARCAF member, Markham Art council member, Ontario Craft Council member, Provincial RGD member Katerina Atapina is an artist and an educator as well as Art school owner. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Visual Arts and Education from Belarusian State Teaching University (1995-2000, Minsk, Belarus). On top of this, Katerina completed her degree with double major in Image and Graphic Design.
In 2005 Katerina opened her art school and has been teaching kids and adults art classes at Thornhill. She participated in a various shows and exhibitions in Belarus, Russia ,Ukraine, UK and Ireland. In Canada her art work were exhibited in various Art Galleries, such as Roksalana Leather Art Gallery (Toronto), Gallery One (Unionville), Hospitality Loft (Markville), Gates of Zion (Thornhill ),Toronto Center for the arts, Distillery District and etc., she also participates in all art shows by Markham Art Council and annual Markham Studio48 Tour. Katerina Atapina is an artist whose work is inspired by the complex world around her.
She paints using oils with an unusual, positive palate of colors, which is inspired by her dreams, memories of her homeland, Canada and places where she has been. Her paintings are an interplay between the two worlds – ideal and real, which promotes the revealing of a thread from the beauty of the past to the present, from the imaginary to existing places.
Website School: http://www.arteurolegacy.com
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Phone: 416 833 8939