Vira Yakymchuk (b. 1990) is a Ukrainian contemporary painter. She is, above all, a self-taught painter, developed her original style based on the color of nature. Vira's creative production revolves around classical figurative painting, presented in a modern manner. It reflects reality as a dream, which is also a reflection of real life. Vira graduated from the Lviv Professional Art Lyceum with a vocational diploma in flower arrangement, then studied traditional Ukrainian icon-painting techniques at the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) in Lviv. In 2012, she met Turkish artist Fatih Gurbuz, who made a profound influence on her art. In 2013, she moved to Istanbul, Turkey, where she continued her independent study of figurative-realist painting. In 2015, she returned to Ukraine. The paintings of Vira Yakymchuk are part of private collections in Ukraine, Turkey, Italy, USA, Mexico and the Philippines.