Dancing Moon , 2013
Oil on Canvas, 40 x 40 cm
Walera Martynchik was born in Belarus in 1948.
Since graduating from Belarusian Academy of Fine Arts in 1972 Walera Martynchik had been developing his unique style based on continuation Russian Avant-Garde tradition, emerging at that time computing art and philosophy of complexity.
In the 1970s Walera had a chance to visit studios of underground artists in Moscow well known now as Celkov, Yankelevsky and Rabin which had profound stimulating effect on his art.
After Perestroika he was a founder and a curator of "Forma" the very first group of underground artists in Belarus. Creating such a group his aim was to demonstrate that independant cultural movement had existed not only in Moscow but in other cities and places but deep underground. Since 1990 Walera lives in the UK and exibits internationally.