Awards and Recognitions

Violetta Chandler

Fith generation artist

Masters degree in Fine arts, Ushinskiy State Institute, Odessa, Ukraine.

Collegiate Professor

Judge and Advisor for National Arts and Letters Society

Member of Fine Arts Society of Sarasota

Some Exhibitions and Awards:

Dungarvan, Irland – Plein Aire Cottage Artists

Tallahassee, The Capitol Meeting Room

Solo exhibition, St. Petersburg Museum of History,

Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach, Florida

Diploma Florence Biennale, Juried International exhibition of Contemporary art, Florence, Italy

Award, Florida Trust for Historic Preservation – Plein Aire Cottage Artists

Instructor of oil painting work shop, Venice, Tuscany, Italy

First Place Award, the Vinoy Anniversary Juried Competition

Pasco- Hernando College, FL- Plein Aire Cottage Artists

Gulf Coast Museum of Art Juried Exhibition, Largo, Florida

Solo Exhibition Studio Encanto, St. Petersburg, Florida

Solo Exhibition, Palm Ave Gallery, Sarasota, Florida


The Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL

St. Petersburg Community College

Gulf Coast Museum of Art

Publications and TV Shows:



Tampa Tribune

NY and Chicago Russian American News

St. Petersburg Times

Sarasota Tribune

Cover of Florida Woman News Magazine

Dupont Registry – Featured artist – Plein Aire Cottage Artists

Milford Times, Michigan

Dungarvan Leader, Irland

Cover of Attitudes Magazine, Sarasota

Florence Biennale 2007 Catalog