Artists' Biographies — Nataliya Nikolenko
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Nataliya was born in the Ukrainian City Of Dinipro. She was orphaned at birth because of her disability and placed in a special orphanage for disabled children. She was there for the first 12 years of her life. She was then moved to a nursing home where she stayed for the next 18 years of her life. During this time she had a desire to draw and a good teacher helped her start painting by teaching her the art of Petrykivka Art which is Ukrainian Folk Art. Nataliya was determined to perfect her skill as a mouth painter. Her work...
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