Alena Liapko – Painter
Very early in my life I showed a passion for an art; a devotion that my parents, professional designers, approvingly stimulated me to follow. I can refer to my father the most for mentoring me in my earliest progress as an artist.
I finished an Art School in Minsk, Belarus, then graduated from Easel Graphic Arts Department of Belarusian Academy of Arts (1995-2001). Throughout my academic studies my artistic abilities were recognised by my teachers and peers, and after a graduation I was awarded a grant from Creative Academic Studios . At the same time, I was teaching drawing at Belarusian Academy of Arts.
Despite the fact that my career as a printmacker and a teacher was short lived ( me and my husband moved to Canada at 2003 ), however, I discovered my current interest in the field of watercolour.
I developed a unique combination of using a transparent watercolour and an oil pastel together, which gives to my paintings so intense and colourful look.
Now I have been living in Ottawa Area with my husband and kids for over a decade. We are enjoing to be outside as much as possible, and not surprising it has got an impact on my art. In most of my landscapes I depict vibrant views from different places of Ottawa and Outaouais Region.
Infinity – 36 in x 96 in
watercolour & oilpastel on canvas – $ 8680,00
Huron Lookout – Watercolor
14 in x 14 in – $ 580,00