This is a painting that came from an old fable. A story of Rokslana, a beautiful young girl who was abducted and taken away to a far off country. At night she would fly through her dreams back to her homeland and all her happy memories.
Sultan Suleyman "the magnificent" was not only a brilliant administrator and military leader, he was also a poet,
"Throne of my lonely niche, my wealth, my love, my moonlight.
My most sincere friend, my confidant, my very existence, my Sultan, my one and only love.
The most beautiful among the beautiful...
My springtime, my merry faced love, my daytime, my sweetheart, laughing leaf...
My plants, my sweet, my rose, the one only who does not distress me in this world...
My Istanbul, my Caraman, the earth of my Anatolia
My Badakhshan, my Baghdad and Khorasan
My woman of the beautiful hair, my love of the slanted brow, my love of eyes full of mischief...
I'll sing your praises always
I, lover of the tormented heart, Muhibbi of the eyes full of tears, I am happy."
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Ludmila was born in 1965 in the Ukraine.
She graduated from Kiev State Academy of Fine Art in 1989.
From 1992 Ludmila lived and worked as an artist in Prague.
In 1996 she moved to Ireland.
1995 Group Exhibition in Gallery K + B, Prague.
1996 Exhibition in Rapid Gallery, Prague.
1997 Group Exhibition, Kilkenny Gallery of Modern Art, Kilkenny.
1999 RHA Annual Exhibition.
2001 Two Person Show, Heritage and Culture Center, Dublin.
2002 RHA Annual Exhibition.
2002 Two Person Show, Mill Cove Gallery, Cork.
2004 Solo Exhibition, "Fragments", James Joyce House, Dublin
2005 Group Exhibition, "Dublin Past and Present", Office of Public Works, Dublin
2005 Solo Exhibition, "Project", Mill Cove Gallery, Cork
2005 Group Exhibition, CASe Exhibition, Lavitt Gallery, Cork
2005 Art of the State, "Across Boundaries", Office of Public Works, Touring Exhibition.
2006 Solo Exhibition, "The Circle", Mill Cove Gallery, Cork
2006 Group Exhibition, Wexford Vocational College, Wexford.
2007 Group Exhibition, "Cead in China” in Shanghai, Hangzhou and Beijing
2007 Group Exhibition, Boyle Arts Festival, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
2007 Solo Exhibition, "Footprints", Hallward Gallery, Dublin.
2009 Solo Exhibition, "In Between", Berkeley Gallery, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny.
2010 Group Exhibition, Green Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
2011 Group Exhibition, TwentyTwenty Art Gallery, Co.Cork
2012 Group Exhibition, Waldock Gallery, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
2015 Solo Exhibition, Gallery Knot, Seoul, Korea.
2016 Solo Exhibition, "A Moment in Time", 2020 Art Gallery, North Mall, Cork.
AIB Bank, Dublin, Ireland
OPW, Dublin Dept. of An Taoiseach
OPW, The Boathouse, Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, Dublin.
Kelly's Resort Hotel, Rosslare, Ireland
Bewelys Hotel, Leopardstown, Dublin
Beauchamp's Solicitors, Dublin, Ireland.
Buy 4 Now Ltd, Dublin, Ireland.
Dome Telecom, Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland.
I1 Ltd, Taipei, Taiwan.
Wexford Vocational College.
Boyle Arts Festival Civic Collection
The 2nd Millenium Company Co. Ltd
"Korea Kett Co., Ltd." Seoul, Korea