Kopienko Olga Avenirovna was born in 1966 in the town of Yuzha, Ivanovo Region, where she resides at present.
In 1986 the artist finished the Kholuy Art School. Her teachers were Zhivnostka L.M., Babarkin V.P. and Fiskov V.T. Her diploma work was a composition entitled “The tale of Tsar Saltan”
Now Olga Kopienko
works at the Kholui Craft Workshops. She paints in the style of Kholui lacquered miniature, using tempera paints. Themes of her works are various, but she likes to depict landscapes, fairy-tales and architecture.
While working on a composition the artist gives much attention to quality of painting. Beginning to paint, he intends to create an effective work. Finishes working, after covering a box with lacquer and polishing it.
Olga prefers to use in painting cold and pastel tones. She thinks people will easily recognize her works by the peculiar painting technique, which resembles in many respects the style of another Kholui artist Baburin N.I.
The artist supposes works by such well-known artists as Baburin N.I., Komarov M.B. and Yolkin V.A. had a great influence on her creative work.
Olga likes to spend her free time with her family and also she enjoys traveling.
The artist wishes to all admires of lacquer miniatures to obtain aesthetic satisfaction from acquired boxes.