Maria Primachenko

Примаченко, Мария Авксентьевна

Graphic artist

Born Bolotnia (Kiev region), 12 January 1909

Died Bolotnia, 18 August 1997


Maria Primachenko was a peasant woman who was born, lived, worked and died in the little village of Bolotnia, some 30 km from Chernobyl. She had no formal artistic eduction and belongs to the group of naive painters. She was awarded many prizes for her illustrative works.