Nikolay Shmatko

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Nikolay Havrylovych Shmatko (Ukrainian: Николай Гаврилович Шматько) (17 August 1943 – 15 September 2020) was a Ukrainian sculptor and painter. He was born in the Donetsk region of Ukraine.[1]

In 2004, for his work "Sviatohorska Blessed Virgin" - a statue of the Virgin Mary (Theotokos "Hegumenia") for Sviato-Uspenskyi Sviatohorskyi Monastery - Shmatko was awarded the order of Nestor Letopisets by Volodymyr Sabodan, the Kiev Metropolitan, and all of Ukraine.[2]

Shmatko died on 15 September 2020 in Kiev at the age of 77.[3]

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  1. Biennale Iinternazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea 2007, citta di Firenze, Via R. Francardi 28 56128 Marina di Pisa (PI: Spaini & Partners, 2007, p. 678CS1 maint: location (link)
  2. Aseeva, Anna (July 18, 2008), "The person from a marble", Zerkalo Nedeli, Ukraine, Kiev, 26, archived from the original on August 2, 2008
  3. Умер украинский скульптор Николай Шматько (in Russian)