Artist MARHARYTA STAROVOIT (born June 9, 1922). From the series "Introducing Artists from The Ukrainian Museum's Fine Art Collection."
Marharyta Starovoit (born June 9, 1922)
Ukrainian graphic artist born in Orenburg, Russia. Starovoit graduated from the Lviv College of Applied and Decorative Arts (1950) and lived in Lviv after World War II. She is known mostly for her numerous ex libris, as well as her series of woodcuts depicting Lviv and its region, focusing especially on old wooden churches. She also authored landscapes of the Lviv and Hutsul regions, their nature and people. At some point she left Ukraine for Kazakhstan. There are also reports that she lived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and later moved back to Russia sometime in the 1990s. Her subsequent whereabouts are unknown.