Lilia Varetsa studied art at The Kharkov State University of Fine Art & Design where she received her BFA and MA degrees in Fine Art and Interior Design.
Lilia Varetsa has worked as a professional artist, illustrator and art teacher since 1976. She developed her painting and illustration skills in a variety of media including acrylic, watercolour, pen and ink and colour lithography. During her career she has become known for a passionate love of fine art and a deep knowledge of art history. Her work has received numerous regional, national and international awards. Lilia also happens to be a talented photographer, you can view her photos here.
Valentin Varetsa began his career as a professional artist, having studied at the Kharkov Academy of Fine Art, Ukraine and the St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Art, Russia. He was a professor of Fine Art at the Kharkov Academy of Fine Art. With dozens of personal exhibitions in Italy, Belarus, Ukraine, and Australia, Valentin has earned great respect as an artist. His illustrations can be seen in books, published throughout the world. His work has appeared in many exhibitions, galleries and museums worldwide including: The National Museum of Fine Art in Ukraine, The National Museum of History & Culture Belarus, National Library of Belarus, National Library of USA, in Washington, USA and other collections in the USA, Japan, Italy, France, Ukraine, Belarus.