About the author:
Piotr Kuzmich Stolyarenko. People's Artist of Ukraine. Landscape painter, master of thematic paintings and still life. Attended the art studio of Bogaevskiy K.F. During the Great Patriotic War was a partisan messenger. Since 1945 - worked in the art studio of Barsamov at Feodosia art gallery named after Ivan Aivazovsky. Since 1948 - participant of exhibitions since 1952 - republican, since 1953 - All-Union, as well as foreign (Hungary , Yugoslavia , Finland , Albania , France , USA, Japan , Spain , Canada , Italy). Since 1953 - Member of the Union of Artists of USSR. During 1963-1978 - Member of republican government of the Union of Artists. The first solo exhibition in Kyiv in 1963. Since 1969 - lives and works in Yalta. Since 1972 - Honored Artist of Ukraine . Since 1985 - People's Artist of Ukraine. During 1990-1995 worked in Paris, also visited Belgium, Luxembourg , Monaco, Spain, Italy, Holland, Denmark . 2010 - Gold Medal " For the contribution to world culture, " International Fund " Cultural Heritage" ( Russia ) . Works are kept in museums and private collections in Ukraine , Russia and abroad.