OksanaArthurCoatsAndCamerasRussian Photographers (l-r) Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar from Moscow.PADUCAH, Ky. (3/21/14) — Award-winning Russian photographers will visit the Paducah School of Art and Design March 26 as part of their month-long Paducah Arts Alliance Artist-in-Residence Program.

Fresh from the Sochi Olympics, Oksana Yushko and Arthur Bondar from Moscow, Russia, will visit PSAD’ s 409 Broadway digital photo lab Wednesday, March 26, 12:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Yushko and Bondar will talk about their work and life experiences as photographers and follow up the presentation with a question and answer session.

Yushko is a freelance photographer with work published in The New York Times, Mare Magazine (Germany), Guardian (UK), Russian Reporter, Esquire and Financial Times to name a few. Bondar’s work is exhibited worldwide, and he was named "Best Photographer of the Year in Ukraine" in 2013.

The pair is planning to create a collaborative photo documentary during their residency in Paducah featuring the river and how it affects the lives of the people who live and work near the rivers.

For more information about the PSAD visit, contact Liz Dodd at (270) 408-4278 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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