Christchurch, South Island
Born in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. Galina moved with her family to Kiev, the capital city of the Ukraine. She studied Fine Arts and Design at the Art College in Kiev from 1980 to 1983 and graduated with honours. She continued her art studies at the Art Academy in L’vov, West Ukraine from 1985 to 1990. Galina creates unique, texted media works with much mood and expression. She enjoys exploring and combining different materials and subjects including architectural features, historical images, Fashion and romantic impressions. Galina has exhibited in the Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Canada, Germany, the Czech Republic, exhibiting in the South Island of New Zealand since her arrival in 1996.
Galina’s works are now in many private collections in Europe, North America and New Zealand.