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Commissioned Icon picture

Commissioned Icon on wood panels that Monestyretsy designed and painted in his interpretation for clients.

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Icon of Mary and Jesus picture

Icon of Mary and Jesus. Designed and painted by Walter Monastyretsky.
The gold color is exquisite in both of these Icons. Gorgeous work!

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New group of 8 x 10 Florida scenes
Florida 1 picture

8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Long Pier on Florida Gulf picture

Long Pier on Florida Gulf
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Seascape - Gulf Side picture

Seascape - Gulf Side
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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The Beach picture

The Beach
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Naples picture

Naples
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Inner Coastal picture

Inner Coastal
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Florida Sunset picture

Florida Sunset
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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A Walk on the Beach picture

A Walk on the Beach
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Sunny Day picture

Sunny Day
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Wave picture

Wave
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Shore Line picture

Shore Line
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Windy Day picture

Windy Day
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Meanwhile ... back in Illinois

Graue Mill Waterfall picture

Graue Mill Waterfall
8" h  x 10" w  (20cm x 25cm)
Oil on canvas
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Chicago and Michigan Avenue picture

Chicago and Michigan Avenue

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Wintertime picture

Wintertime

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Winter Village picture

Winter Village

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Original 84 picture

Original 84

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Original 85 picture

Original 85

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Original 82 picture

Original 82

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Original 87 picture

Original 87

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Original 79 picture

Original 79

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Original 83 picture

Original 83

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Creation2 picture

Original 86

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Original 88 picture

Original 88

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Original 89 picture

Original 89

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Original 95 picture

Original 95

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Original 94 picture

Original 94

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Original 96 picture

Original 96

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Original 98 picture

Original 98

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Original 103 picture

Original 103

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Original 100

Original 100

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Original 101 picture

Original 101

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Original 102 picture

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The Artist

 

 

Walter Monastyretsky bio picture

Walter Monastyretsky was born, raised and educated in the Ukraine where he became a licensed pharmacist early on. Yet his love and understanding of art was overpowering and he attented The National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture (The Kiev State Art Institute 1978)

There he earned a Bachelor Degree and went on to earn a Masters Degree in Fine Art. His major was painting and minor was Art Restoration and Conservation.

Mr. Monastyretsky is a classically trained professional artist whose specialty is oil on canvas. His forte is the classic portrait. Other areas of expertise are various styles, techniques and subject matters of oil painting and interior murals. Some other mediums are occasionally used.

Walter's artistic philosophy is that as an artist he sees the beauty of the world around him and wishes to share his God given talent with his fellow man.

Before immigrating to the United States, Walter became well known throughout Eastern Europe and has a long list of shows and expositions. For many years he lived, worked and actively participated in Art Expositions in Paris, Prague, Warsaw, Krakow, Vienna and other European cities. He became head supervising artist at a large conservatory with several apprentices under his control. He also stood as a jurist on numerous occasions judging the work of other artists. He received many grants for his outstanding work.

Walter's works of art are represented in eleven museums throughout the world and in numerous private collections in over twenty countries.

Here in America, Mr. Monastyretsky has been developing a loyal following of collecters. His portraits are outstanding and his still life work is remarkable. There are also many exquisite homes which are adorned with Walter's graceful interior murals.

2014: Mr. Monastyretsky has been commissioned by the Vatican to paint the official portrait of Pope Francis.

Some of Walter's recent expositions are as follows:

2008 - The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Chicago, IL
2007 - Ukranian Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2007 - Boulevard Fine Arts, Forest Park, IL
2006 - Gallery at Ukranian Independent Radio, Chicago, IL
2006 - Brigantine Gallery, LaGrange, IL
2005 - Boulevard Fine Arts,Oak Park, IL
2005 - Rose Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 - International Art Expo, New York, NY

Walter is a menber in good standing of the following professional associations:

Plein Air Painters of Chicago
Oil Painters of America
Chicago Artists Coalition
The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts
Association of Artists of Poland
Association of Artists of Ukraine

Walter (Volodymyr) Monastyretsky

Email: monast@sbcglobal.net
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Contact the artist

Email:   info@vickeryart.com      Phone:    (630) 663-0399