Art4U aims to bring Ukrainian, other European, and local Kansas and Missouri artist’s works to the Kansas City area and inform our patrons about Ukraine. Fifteen percent of all proceeds are donated to these causes.
Come on in to our Parkville location for beautiful fine art oil paintings, stunning hand made gifts, souvenirs and jewelry.
Art4U art Gallery Kansas City MO; Kansas City Art Gallery
Efim FourmanEfim is the owner of Art4U in Kansas City. He is a Ukrainian born Kansas City resident, who moved to the KC area in 1999. His appreciation for many forms or art and the Ukrainian culture has inspired him to share that art and culture with his community.
Nataliya YatelNataliya is a Ukrainian artist residing in Dnepropetrovsk. She participated in numerous national and international exhibitions. Nataliya is the winner of the Art Weeks in Berlin (2011) and 3 times winner of the international exhibition of Ukrainian Art Week in Kiev and in St. Petersburg. Many of Nataliya’s works are in private collections worldwide. In addition, Nataliya also teaches private painting lessons to children and adults, and does illustrations for books and magazines.
James BlandJames Bland is a local KC artist, known around the world for his award winning pewter pieces. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Painting degree from the University of Kansas. His artwork has been used for the covers and interior art of games, covers of magazines, and advertising. Currently James is exploring a variety of painting techniques using acrylic paint. “Each piece is an experiment that I believe contains a fragment or part of what will become part of a larger expression in the future.”
Mike SearleMike Searle is a Kansas City based designer and artist who has been active in the creative community for over 30 years. Mike loves art, design, and people. He specializes in works that capture uniqueness, and focus on the hearts of his clients. To Mike, design isn't just a tool. Design is a way for him to make the world better for the people he loves. Mike is in pursuit of opportunities to help people experience the world in a better way.
KatFour PhotoKat is the owner and photographer at KatFour Photo in Columbia, MO. She works primarily in natural light to create portraits, senior photos, family photos, couples and engagement photos, and pet photos all done on location. She also enjoys creating personalized works of art photography for clients.
Volodymyr VoroniukVolodymyr is a Ukrainian artist and member of the National Society of Artists in Ukraine currently residing in Vyzhnytsya, Ukraine. He is an accomplished artist that has toured various cities in the world, many of which have been in Australia and the U.S., while exhibiting some of his most recent works.
Vyacheslav BabakBorn 1946 Yaroslavl, Russia to a family of artists. His first art lessons were from his father. Graduated from Kiev Art School and Kharkiv State Academy of Arts and Design. He is a member of the Ukraine Artists Union. Vyacheslav paints landscapes and his works are displayed in museums of Krasnograd, Chuguev, as well as in private collections in Europe, the United States and Israel.
Arseny MelnikArseny Melnik was born on September 5, 1997 in Kamen-Kashirsky in Ukraine. From early childhood he was interested in drawing and coloring and tried to depict the things around him; trees, birds, family and friends. From the age of 7, Arseny moved with his parents to the city of Boguslaw in the Kiev region, where the natural surroundings inspired him to portray the beauty of God's world. While attending a local college, Arseny decided to become an artist for himself.
Rhonda GinsbergRhonda's art career began in 1987 while in CA. Returning to KC, she studied at the KC Art Inst and Johnson Community College. She has earned two 2nd place awards at fine art shows and her work has been displayed in Las Vegas, throughout CA, and at local galleries. Her choice of medium is 2-dimensional mixed media collage, and jewelry design. Her limited edition Tibetan jewelry designs are based on the Tibetan belief that the hand engraved pendants represent protection, prosperity and well being.
Darlene BurtonDarlene is a resident of Gladstone, MO and is enjoying retirement which has allowed her to enjoy learning and trying new creative ventures. Most recently that has been Acrylic Pour and Eco Printing. It has been very rewarding and enjoyable. The Eco printing is so exciting when it comes time for the big reveal, as you never know for sure what you are going to see. Since the product used to make the prints is from God’s creation makes it even more heartwarming.
Tommy MartinezTommy Martinez has been a professional artist all of his life. He served on the board for the PPA of GKC. Also was a member of the Arts Group for the City in Shawnee, Kansas. Tommy works with a camera & has learned to create such lovely colors in digital art!
Romana YaroshchakWhen I draw I feel that I'm the happiest person in the world.
"Romana Yaroshchak paints her acrylics because she cannot do without it. Her style is not defined by critics, so she calls it 'Romizm' or 'Graphics With Humor'." -Natalia Suholit, art critic
JimJim Grinter is an artist and designer who works and resides in KC. He received his BFA from William Jewell College in 1980. His recent work concentrates on oil pastel figure drawing from live models and several sculpture projects.
Jim considers art to be a spiritual endeavor and paints with intensity and spontaneity to capture the intuitive reality - the life inherent in his models. The boldness in his line work is a reflection of his understanding of the expressivity of the human form.