© Galerie Horizon, 2012 30 Vladimir Mateyko ( Владимир Матейко ) was born in 1954 in Beelitz, Germany. In 1973 he finished The Republican Secondary Art School in Kiev, Ukraine. In 1983 graduated Estonian State Institute of Arts in Tallinn, specializing in painting. Vladimir exhibits his works since 1978. He has taken part in many various exhibitions in Lithuania and abroad: Ukraine, Poland, Canada, USA, The Netherlands and others. He has arranged tree personal exhibitions. In 1992 Vladimir received an award from Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, USA. Vladimir describes his art as symbolic realism. He says that time does not exists in art. . We can communicate to any culture whereas from past or present and promote a fruitful dialogue. Precisely from this mutual dialogue symbolic forms emerge. We rediscover the meanings of these cultures as well as we disclose the sense of our life. Ultimately it's the same.  1  O 3   O 4   O 5 6 © Galerie Horizon, 2012