Iryna Kharina is a Ukrainian-born artist, now living and working in Canada. Since 2009 Iryna settled down in Burnaby continuing to create her paintings and being a proud active member of the Burnaby Artist Guild and Federation of Canadian Artists. She actively participates in the art shows and “en plein air” art contests all over Greater Vancouver, often getting honors and awards.
Iryna’s art based on the academic background, twenty five years of artist’s experience in painting and personal dedication to her creative path. Realistic landscape and still-life are the basic genres of Iryna’s paintings that are inspired by the surrounding beauty of everyday life.
Being a third generation artist, Iryna has begun her art career with attempts to embody imagination of the three year old child that later became the main career’s path of her life. Studying in classical European art traditions she was graduated from university with a Master of Fine Art. After immigration to Canada in 2009 Iryna significantly enriched her technique and color style under the influence of the Canadian Art traditions.
More information about Irina and her paintings you can find here.