UKRAINIAN ARTIST'S PAINTINGS ARE EXHIBITED IN EUROPE AND JAPAN
In 1996 during the economic crisis Lyudmila Khrystych-Papayanidis went to work to Greece. In Greece she worked as a tailor, massagist, babysitter, museum renovator. There she met her future husband, Costas Papayanis, who later inspired her to paint.
Once after coming back from a trip Costas found his wife created 60 (!) paintings while he was out. Right at once Costas arranged an exhibition. Then was the second exhibition, third and so on....The paintings were sold out in a moment.
Then Lyudmila understood that gift was not enough she needed professional skills. Thus after taking classes from one of the famous Ternopil artists her paintings were exhibited in Greece.
Once during vacations in Italy the couple attended one of the local galleries. Finding out that that Lyudmila was an artist the gallery owner asked to bring some photos of them. At last six works were chosen for exhibition in Japan.
Now Lyudmila's paintings are shown in group and personal exhibitions in Italy, Japan, Greece.