Visual Arts 10

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Visual Arts 10

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Robert P. Buono
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Born January 31, 1947, the last and “change of life” son of Sicilian immigrants in East Chicago Harbor, Indiana. Received MFA from School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Numerous other academic credentials. Divorced father of two children. Studio in pristine setting in the Northwoods near Lake Superior.
PHD School of Life and Death, Southeast Asia, 1966-1968.
Numerous national exhibitions and international exposure. Work frequently covered by major media — newspaper, television, magazine, and radio. Creator of the Veterans War Memorial, Lansing, Illinois. Artist/designer for the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial Stoney Run County Park, Indiana. Author of “Murphy’s Dream Vision” — a work of significant social impact, it created a media event that changed the way people perceived Vietnam vets. Creator of Sin Loi/Desidario.
You can read Mr. Buono’s stories and view his slides on his
web page. You can see more of Mr. Buono’s work in our Featured Artists and Sculpture galleries.


“Warrior Ring” – Oil on linen, 5′ x 6′

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“Indian Summer” – Oil on wood, 4.25′ x 3′

Nina Kovalenko
Ms. Kovalenko was born and grew up in Russia (Central Siberia) in Oldbelievers (old branch of the Russian Orthodox Faith) family. She came to Moscow to study cinematography, then went to study at the art studio of of A. Maximov. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1987. Member, Moscow’s Independent Artist Association, 1979-1986; Member, Salon Des Independants, Paris, France, 1989-present; member, European Art Group, Paris, France, 1997-present. Ms. Kovalenko has shown at exhibitions in Russia, Belgium, Paris and New York, as well as galleries in Paris and New York. She has received the “Federation Nationale de la Culture Francaise” award in 1997 and 1998.


“Perpetuum Mobile” – 22″ x 28″


“Lullaby from Ukraine” – 20″ x 36″


“Soul” – 30″ x 40″

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