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, Federation of Canadian Artists and Chilliwack Visual Artists Association. Recently Iryna was awarded with the AFCA Signature Status in the Federation of Canadian Artists.

 Iryna’s art based on the academic background, twenty five years of artist’s experience in painting and personal dedication to her creative path.

Landscape and still-life are the basic genres of Iryna’s paintings. Her technique and color style have been changed under the influence of the Canadian Art traditions.

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. She has a Master of Fine Art.

Iryna actively participates in the art shows all over Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley. Iryna’s paintings are in the national and international private collections.

 

Education:

2002 Master of Fine Arts, National University of Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine

 

Group Shows:

 

2019 "On the Waterfront" Bay Moorings Restaurant, (Horseshoe Bay) West Vancouver

2019 “Primavera”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2019 “Success. Signature Status Exhibition” FCA Granville Island Gallery, Vancouver

2018 “Grand Prix of Arts. Stiveston” Art Show of the contest paintings. Britannia Heritage Shipyard, Richmond

2018 “Paint the Town”, plein air contest show, Semiahmoo Art Gallery, South Surrey

2018 “Arts and Harmony Festival” plein air competition show, West Vancouver

2018 “Spring into Art”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2018 “2018. AIRS: annual international representational show” FCA Granville Island Gallery, Vancouver

2017 “Art for the Soul”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2017 “Grand Prix of Arts. Stiveston” Art Show of the contest paintings. Britannia Heritage Shipyard, Richmond

2017 “Summer Gallery” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2017 “Oil & Water” South Delta Artists Guild, Tsawassen  

2017 “Showers of Art”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2017 “Landscapes” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2016 “Art Fest”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2016 "Fools of Art", Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2016 “Paint the Town”, plein air contest show, Semiahmoo Art Gallery, South Surrey

2016 “Flowers & Foliage” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2016 “Artist's Choice”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
2016 “Active Member’s Show”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2015 “Landscapes”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
2015 “Artist's Choice”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
2015 “Active Member’s Show”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 “Colour Collection”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2014 The Art Show of the contest paintings. Britannia Heritage Shipyard, Richmond

2014 “Nature Inspired” Deer Lake Gallery, Burnaby

2014 “Flowers & Foliage” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 “Fresh Paint”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2014 "Art of Being Together", Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Burnaby

2014 “Landscapes” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 “Artist’s Choice”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 “Active Member’s Show”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2013 “Wall Candy”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2013 “A Fresh Sip of Inspiration”, CCM Center, Burnaby

2013 “A Responsive Landscape”, Pacific Arbour Group Exhibition, West Vancouver

2013 “ARTS 2013”, Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey

2013 “Canvas Unbound”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2013 “Right of Spring”, Burnaby Arts Council, Burnaby
2013 “Just Dance”, Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey

2013 “51 Shades of Spring”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2012 “In Love with Colour”, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2011 “Spring Palette”, Burnaby Artist Guild, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

2010“Spring Kaleidoscope”, Burnaby Artists Guild, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts,Burnaby
2009 "Going Wild", Burnaby Artists Guild, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby

Juried Exhibitions:

2019 “Success. Signature Status Exhibition” FCA Granville Island Gallery, Vancouver

2018 “2018. AIRS: annual international representational show” FCA Granville Island Gallery, Vancouver

2017 “Summer Gallery” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2017 “Oil & Water” South Delta Artists Guild, Tsawassen 

2017 “Landscapes” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2016 “Flowers & Foliage” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2016 “Artist's Choice”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2015 “Landscapes”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
2015 “Artist's Choice”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 “Flowers & Foliage” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2014 "Art of Being Together", Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Burnaby

2014 “Landscapes” Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2013 “A Responsive Landscape”, Pacific Arbour Group Exhibition, West Vancouver

2013 “ARTS 2013”, Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey

2013 “Canvas Unbound”, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver
2013 “Right of Spring”, Burnaby Arts Council, Burnaby
2013 “Just Dance”, Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey

 

Associations:

Active Member of the Burnaby Artists Guild

Active Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists

Member of the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association

 

 

Awards:

2019 “Primavera”People Choice Award - Favourite Artists & Favourite Painting of the Show, Shadbolt Center, Burnaby

2019 AFCA Signature Status, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2018 “Arts and Harmony Festival” finalist of the plein air competition, West Vancouver

2018 "Spring into Art" People Choice Award - Favourite Artists & Favourite Painting of the Show, Burnaby Artists Guild

2016 “Paint the Town” Second place in plein air contest, Semiahmoo Art Gallery, South Surrey

2016 "Fools of Art" People Choice Award - Favourite Artists, Burnaby Artists Guild

2015 "Fall Impressions" People Choice Award - Favourite Artists & Favourite Painting, Burnaby Artists Guild

2015 People Choice Award - Grand Prix of Arts, Ladner

2014 “Colour Collections” People Choice Award - Favourite Artists & Favourite Painting, Burnaby Artists Guild

2014 Finalist of the Art Show "Art of Being Together", Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Burnaby

2014 “Artist’s Choice” FCA Second Prize Award, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver

2013 “Wall Candy” People Choice Award - Favourite Artists, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Burnaby Artists Guild

2013 “Just Dance” Honourable Mention of the Show, Arts Council of Surrey, Surrey

2012 “In Love with Colour” People Choice Award - Favourite Artists & Favourite Painting, Burnaby Artists Guild

2009 "Going Wild” People Choice Award - Favourite Artist & Favourite Painting, Burnaby Artists Guild

2015 People Choice Award - Grand Prix of Arts, Ladner

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