- Added: 2011-02-03 19:10:55
- Year: 2010
- Technique: watercolor
- Size: 26 на 38
- Category: Graphic
In the 29th of January in the north of Italy in the town Sasuolo the charity exhibition of two artists took place. Both of them used to live in Mariupol, Ukraine. The funds raised during the action were donated to the center of children's rehabilitation "Republic Pilgrim" and to support the mission working with orphans and single mothers in Romania.
The idea to hold the charity action belongs to Natalya Khromyh and was supported by her sister Liliya Chernichenko who still finds the Church of Good Changes her own regardless of the fact that she moved to Italy many years ago.
There were about 80 works painted with water paints represented at the exhibit. Natalya also held a workshop for those who are interested in learning the technics of water painting. During the action which was held on the basis of gospel church "Gesu -parola di vita" (Jesus - word of life), there was held also a concert where christian musicians and video presentation of "Republic Pilgrim" which was purposely translated into Italian beforehand.
More than 100 people visited the exhibit. For many people it was the first time they met christians from a modern church.According to the organizers of the action my italians were moved by what they have seen. The video about Pilgrim made big impression on the public.
Natalya Khromyh, artist. an initiator of the exhibit : " All in all 22 painting were sold. The other part is donations of people. We split the amount into 2 parts. One part has already been sent to Mariupol to the center of children's rehabilitation "Republic Pilgrim" and th eother part we'll send to Romania tot he mission which works with orphans and single mothers.”
Liliya Chernichenko, the organizer of the exhibit, an artist: " The members of the church "Gesu - parola di vita" and pastor Gaitano Kafa conveyed their greeting to the Church of Good Changes and personally to pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, wished them God's mercy in the work they carry out in Mariupol and said that this work inspires them a lot".
Natalya and Liliya also mentioned that the mayor of Sassulo promised to visit the next exhibit. The artist hope it's going to be next charity action like that and the citizens of sunny Italy will be able to actively minister those who need help most of all - orphans
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