Petrykivka Folk Painting Course
DATES & TIMES
The course consists of 6 Monday sessions:
Monday, January 28 until Monday March 11. 7-9 pm
*NO CLASS on Family Day! (MONDAY FEB 18)*
$180 ($30 per session, including materials), 10% discount for Folk Camp Members ($162).
St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Ave. (at Harbord)
In this workshop, under the guidance of Oksana Pikush, Petrykivka style artist and teacher, you will discover your hidden talent and create a finished work of art with deep meaning. You will paint using special handmade brushes from the town of Petrykivka, Ukraine, provided by the artist. You will also learn about the meaning, cultural significance and health benefits of authentic Petrykivka style folk painting, which has become a hallmark of Ukrainian culture around the world after being inscribed by UNESCO onto the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Oksana Pikush was born and raised in the town of Petrykivka, the historical center of this art form and was taught by her parents Andriy Pikush (People's Artist of Ukraine), Maria Pikush, (Merited Master of Folk Art of Ukraine), and Ivan Dmytriuk, Master and teacher of Petrykivka art. She specializes in interior décor (mural paintings) and teaching Petrykivka style art to children and adults. She graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Windsor, ON.
PREPAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
SPACES ARE LIMITED! Reserve early to avoid disappointment.
*A limited number of discounted tuitions are available for students/youth (under 25). Email to inquire.*
***RSVP by Jan 15 emailing us at email@example.com to secure your spot and to receive payment information **
Folk School programs are generously supported by the Ukrainian-Canadian Veterans fund, Shevchenko Foundation & partner St. Vladimir Institute.