Born in 1948 in Caracas, Venezuela. My parents arrived in Venezuela after leaving Ukraine. I did not study Arts formally. My mother Halyna Linde-Krychevska taught me several techniques, but I followed my way while dedicating to other activities. I paint and draw since a child. Used to draw in the notebooks during classes in school. I would have liked to illustrate books Some now and then I have done logos.
I graduated in Chemistry in the Venezuelan Central University, M.Sc.in Chemistry in the Venezuelan Scientific Research Institute, where I worked in Radiochemistry, Biochemistry, Heterogeneus and Homogeneous Catalysis, but had to leave at 33, due to chronic intoxication which left me with sequels.
I also like to experiment every now and then doing music with keyboards. Sometimes, I close my eyes when I am playing keyboards, and can see extraordinary worlds, which are not possible to paint. Music and images are somehow mixed in what I do.
Now I am working mostly with digital media, collage, and sometimes ink, acrylic and oil. I participated in collective exhibitions in Venezuela, in Chicago, and have had solo exhibitions in several cities in Venezuela.
I use to dedicate much time to read about Sciences (Chemistry, Biology, Physics), Environment, Health, Demography, Archaeology, Geology, Meteorology.. and some fiction. …Read More