11th International Art and Graphics Contest “In My Homeland” Jury Board


The jury of the 11th International Art and Graphics Contest “In My Homeland” is to be held from January 29 to February 1, 2016 at the Green Cross Belarus Educational Centre. Professional artists, teachers and art critics from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine and Armenia compose the jury board.


Leonid GOMONOV, Chairman of the Jury (Minsk, Belarus)
Member of the Belarusian Union of Artists, corresponding member of the International Academy of Arts and Culture

Egor BATALYONOK (Minsk, Belarus)
Member of the Belarusian Union of Artists

Andrey ADAMCHIK (Minsk, Belarus)
Headmaster of Children's art school #1 n.a. V. K. Tsvirko

Elena AKHRAMOVICH (Minsk, Belarus)
Teacher of special disciplines of the State educational institution “Grammar School-College n.a. I.V. Akhremchik”. Teacher of the highest qualification category

Armen VANTSYAN (Erevan, Armenia)
Member of the Armenian Union of Artists, teacher of the Arts department of Saryan Art School

LidiyaISHKOVA (Volgograd, Russia)
Member of the Russian Union of Artists, member of the All-Russian Association of Art Historians and Art Critics, honoured culture worker of the Russian Federation, Professor of the Department of Graphics and Design of the Institute of Art Education of Volgograd State Social and Pedagogical University, headmaster of Volgograd Children’s Art School No1 n.a. V.V.Fedorov, Volgograd.

Ekaterina KARAKOZOVA (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Headmaster of St. Petersburg State Budgetary Educational Institution of Additional Education of Children “St. Petersburg Children’s Art School #2”

Vladimir MEZHEVCHUK (Odessa, Ukraine)
Graphic artist, painter. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine. Head of the Department of academic drawing and painting at the International University for the Humanities.

Artur SARGSYAN (Erevan, Armenia)
Member of the Armenian Union of Artists, sculptor

Natalya TALANTOVA (Mogilev, Belarus)
Head of the People's art studio “Shar” under the Oblast Palace of Culture.

Valery TIMOFEEV (Omsk, Russia)
Member of the Russian Union of Artists, headmaster of Omsk children’s art school #1 n.a. Saniny, Omsk

Yuriy KHILKO (Minsk, Belarus)
Member of the Belarusian Union of Artists, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Graphics of the Belarusian State Academy of Arts