Ukrainian Easter Eggs Presentation

Ukrainian Easter Egg Demonstration

On Wednesday, April 4 Mrs. Vera Smaycia will provide a Pysanky demonstration in Illini Union room 406 from 11 am – 1 pm. This event is open to the public.

Mrs. Smaycia has spent the past 30 years perfecting her art, conducting workshops, demonstrations and exhibits. She is a member of the Ukrainian National Women’s League and the Goodwill Ambassador of the Ukrainian National Museum. She belongs to the Illinois Artisans Program and has been the recipient of several grants. Vera has been recognized as a master instructor by the Illinois Arts Council.

Following the event on campus, Mrs. Samycia will give a presentation at 4:00 pm at the Douglass Branch of the Champaign Public Library.

To learn more about the craft of painting Pysanky, visit Vera’s website.

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