Bead landscapes by Valentina Parenko
Artist from the northern Russian city of Surgut, Valentina Parenko, in her spare time, in-between household chores, creates wonderful “paintings” of the beads. The flock, sometimes whimsical, but such a fertile material, “drawing” bright and cheerful landscapes. Valentina was born 26 February 1939, at a village of Rostov region. She studied Graphic Arts at Orel State Pedagogical Institute. Valentina works in drawing, painting, weaving tapestries and bead mosaic. The basis of her work is a virtuoso color, a variety of internal rhythms that give grace and original composition harmony of form. That is what makes individual talents of the artist.
Bead painting is author’s invention of Valentina. The effect of live material, interesting composition and richness of those canvases make these landscapes attractive. The invention of the author’s art has enriched a new type of decorative art, reaffirming the idea that creative inspiration is inexhaustible.