Mikhael Shapovalenko is active/lives in Russian Federation. Mikhael Shapovalenko is known for plein-air seascape, landscape and still life painting.
Biography Mikhael Shapovalenko
Born in 1958 on the southern steppes of Donbass, an ancient trade route between Kiev and the Crimea, Michael Shapovalenko readily admits that it is his enchantment with his native country's saturated romantic history that most influences his work. His canvasses abound in nostalgic narrative while still life compositions, land and seascapes are all affirmed by Shapovalenko's sentimental hand. Color is classically applied in varied layers; inherited by his Impressionist predecessor's, it is quick and almost playful as it attacks light before it is lost.
Each summer the artist returns to the Crimea on the Black Sea, described as his "own spiritual Mecca." Living amid the legends and myths native to the region and inher
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