Ukrainian Brazilian artist participates in U.N. exhibit

UNITED NATIONS - Oxana Narozniak, a Ukrainian Brazilian artist participated in the international art exhibition "Progress of the World's Women," which opened to the public in the United Nations lobby on June 5 as part of the U.N. "Women 2000" conference. Ms. Narozniak entered her bronze sculpture "Agia Talassini" valued at $12,000, and sold the piece.

Earlier in the year her sculpture was exhibited at Saks Fifth Avenue in Huntington, N.Y., under the direction of the Survivors Art Foundation and the Huntington Breast Cancer Coalition. The proceeds went to supporting breast cancer research.

In addition to participating in various group exhibits, Ms. Narozniak has also had 10 solo exhibits. The venues include: Museu H. Stern, Rio de Janeiro; Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo; The Judge Gallery, Washington; and the Ukrainian Institute of America, New York.

Ms. Narozniak was born in Germany and has been living in Brazil for many years. She received a B.A. in 1972 from Wayne State University in Detroit, and studied at the University of Hawaii and at the Art Students' League of New York.

Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, August 6, 2000, No. 32, Vol. LXVIII

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