Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn
Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn is an accomplished Canadian-born artist in Edmonton. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Art & Design from the University of Alberta, and returned to complete an MA in Folkloric Studies in 2014.
As a painter, Larisa’s preferred medium is water colour. The bold and colourful work she produces demonstrates a unique artistic style that has enabled her to enjoy a busy professional life. She dedicates herself to creating commissioned works as well as producing theme collections. Major collections include: Flowers of the Americas (1996) Flowers of the Bible (2000), Celebrating Women (2005) and Dance Me... (2008).
Larisa is also known for her illustration of children’s books and educational text. Painting Stories- Having Fun with Language, a retrospective exhibit of her illustrations from the 1980’s, was featured by Alberta Historic Sites at the Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village in 2008-09.