Children’s Art Contest “MEMORY OF THE FUTURE”

Projects of museum 9 April 2019

The National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide announces the Children’s Art Contest “MEMORY OF THE FUTURE,” dedicated to the 86th Anniversary of the 1932–33 Holodomor in Ukraine. The project was launched to honor the memory of the Holodomor victims. Its mission is to disseminate knowledge about the tragic pages of our country’s history, prevent the crime of genocide in the future, promote self-identification, protect human rights, combat discrimination and human rights violations.

Topics of the Contest are

  • “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
  • “Memory of the Country is the Memory of the Family”
  • “Heritage are Spirit and Power”
  • “Human Rights are National Rights”
  • Any topic related to the idea of the project

Anyone aged from 6 to 17 years could participate the Contest.

The Contest will be held in three nominaions for three age categories: 6–9, 10–13, 14–17 years.

Prize fund of the Contest was UAH 10,000.

Thechiques and genres of the works accepted: drawing, painting, graphics, cutout, poster, applique, collage, sideboard (hand-drawn story), computer graphics and any other 2D technique.

In order to participate in the Contest, one had to apply till July 1, 2019, by filling in the Registration Form or by sending it to the e-mail [email protected] accordingly to the conditions given in Contest Regulations.

The exhibition was opened and the winners were announced on November 7, 2019, at the National Museum of the Holodomor Genocide (3 Lavrska Street, Kyiv).

ATTENTION! More details about the Contest and its conditions can be found in Contest Regulations and at the Facebook page of the Contest.

On October 15, 2019, a jury meeting was held.

JURY

Jury Head:

Yevhen Karas, art expert, collectioner. Head of the Expert Council on the Issues of Modern Art of the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine, owner of Karas Gallery.

Jury members:

  • Ivan Vasiunyk, Head of Supervisory Board of International Charitable Fund for Holodomor Victims Memorial Development;
  • Oleksa Rudenko, Honored Artist of Ukraine, associate professor of the Department of Graphics of Publishing and Poligraphic Institute of National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”;
  • Ihor Yakubovskyi, Candidate of Architecture, deputy director of the Holodomor Research Institute;
  • Diana Klochko, art critic, lector, AICA and Pen Ukraine member
  • Nataliia Borysenko, member of National Union of Artists of Ukraine, director of Art Studio;
  • Yuliia Kotsur, Candidate of Historical Sciences, head of Information and Publishing Department of the Holodomor Museum.

On November 7, 2019, the exhibition was opened and the winners were announced.

CONTEST WINNERS

Grand Prix

ALINA OVDIIENKO, 17 y.o.
“Unforgettable Heritage of our Ukraine…”, 490×700, paper, papercut
Topic “Heritage are Spirit and Power”
Art Studio of House for Children and Youth of Nizhyn
Nizhyn town, Chernihiv region.
Art director Khomenko Yu. V.

First Place in the senior age category
MARIIA KISHCHUK, 16 y. o.
“Candles of memory”, 365×297, paper, gouache
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Taras Shevchenko State Artistic Secondary School
Kyiv city
Art director Sikalo S. D.

First Place in the middle age category
KATERYNA KOMAR, 10 y. o.
“Big Famine”, 420×600, paper, gouache, acrylic paint, gel pen
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Art School of Child Development Center “Enyky-Benyky”
Ivano-Frankivsk
Art director Drapak V. M.

First Place in the young age category
NAZAR POLISHCHUK, 7 y. o.
“Memory”, 300×370, paper, applique, papercut
Topic “Memory of the Country is the Memory of the Family”
Children’s Amateur Association “Renesans” of Rozhyshche District House “Prosvita”
Rozhyshche town, Volyn region
Art director Polishchuk M. R.

Second Place in the senior age category
ANASTASIIA ZAMSHA, 16 y. o.
“Whisper of Wheat”, 420×297, paper, black pen, liner, gouache
Chyhyryn Educational Complex “Pre-School Educational Institution — Special School” No. 2
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Chyhyryn towm, Cherkasy region
Art director Kravchenko O. A.

Second Place in the middle age category
VIKTORIIA HALACHYNSKA, 13 y. o.
“Red Years of Ukraine are Eternal Wound of the Ukrainian Nation”, 500×700, paper, gouache
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Makiv Educational Complex “Secondary School, Collegium”
Makiv village, Dunayivtsi district, Khmelnytskyi region

Second Place in the young age category
MARIANNA ONAT, 8 y. o.
“Tears of the Holodomor”, 500×390, cardboard, acrylic paint
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Samsun (Turkey)

Third Place in the senior age category
OLHA PANASENKO, 14 y. o.
“Memories of Childhood”, 415×296, paper, gouache, watercolor
“Let’s Honor Those Who Did Not See the Life”, 297×210, paper, gouache, watercolor
“Candle of Memory”, 415×296, paper, gouache, watercolor
Topic “Memory of the Country is the Memory of the Family”
Secondary School No. 300
Kyiv
Art director Leshchyner R. Y.

Third Place in the middle age category and Jury Head Special Award
VSEVOLOD SPICHEK, y. o.
No name, 445×320, paper, watercolor
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Taras Shevchenko State Artistic Secondary School
Kyiv city
Art directors Tkach L. S., Horach H. M.

Third Place in the young age category
VIKTORIIA KVAK, 9 y. o.
“The Last Breath”, 297×210, paper, gouache,
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Contemporary Entertainment and Education Art Studio “New Art”
Vynohradiv town, Zakarpattia region
Art director Matii H. V.

Jury Special Award
VALERIIA HORNOSTAIEVA, 14 y. o.
“The Eyewitnesses Will Not Get from the Tomb”, 490×350, paper, color pens
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Art School No. 7
Kryvyi Rih city, Dnipropetrovsk region
Art Director Horyslavets T. M.

Audience Award
POLINA TORUBAROVA, 16 y. o.
“Madonna of the Holodomor”, 300×415, paper, gouache
Topic “The Holodomor. Pages of History”
Kupiansk Secondary School No. 6
Kupiansk town, Kharkiv region
Artistic Director Torubarova Ya. O.

The Organizers gave the honors “For Active Participation in the Contest and Promoting Historical Memory Preservation” to

Art collective of Taras Shevchenko State Artistic Secondary School
Kyiv city
School director Olena Avramenko

Zavodske Art School
Zavodske village, Chortkiv district, Ternopil region
Artistic Directors Vytiahlovska T. V., Korniat M. R.

Art Studio of House for Children and Youth of Nizhyn
Nizhyn town, Chernihiv region.
Art director Khomenko Yu. V.

Communal Institution “Art School of Putyla”
Putyla village, Putyla district, Chernivtsi region
Art director Liker M. V.

Zolote affiliate of Popasna Art Schoo
м. Золоте, Popasna district, Luhansk region.
Art director Vinokurova O. V.

Contest Regulations

Contest Regulations

Registration Form

Facebook Page of the Contest

Choosing of the Works

Jury Meeting

Voting in the Audience Award Nomination

Opening of the Exhibitions and Announcing of the Winners