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Hi there, and welcome to my world!
My nickname is Natalka Barvinok, and I have been an artist for the last 4 decades. From the time I was just a little tyke, I dreamed of being a painter. Well, wouldn’t you know it — when I graduated from art academy, I was invited to teach at the art school I attended as a child.
I was fortunate to be able to share my knowledge and vision with the children. I taught while receiving from them their gift of spontaneity, and directness, purity, and openness. We did great things together: my students participated and won at local, regional, federal, and international competitions. At the same time, I led art classes for all ages in my studio.
These days, I create paintings, drawings, objets d’art.  My art statement: I use a painting as a means of self-expression, to identify my subconscious, to better understand my reality, and to express my interpretation the world around me. My paintings are a window into alternative reality. I try to present a painting as a visual space from realistic moments to an explosion impressionistic and surrealistic images. My choice of subjects comes from my interest images of beauty, and emotional connections.

My yoga practice and travels help me to continue seeing the world through an artistic lens, while constant contact with the works of the great masters of the past and present at museums and galleries feeds my inspiration. Please explore my works and the prize-winning creations of my students on this website, and please feel free to get in touch with me if you need an art teacher, illustrator, painter or decorator (My Awards). I believe that any life that makes room for creativity and art is wonderful!

I’m taking orders for oil paintings such as portraits and paysage. Please feel free to contact me at Contact page

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