january, 2019

28jan - 11marjan 287:00 pmmar 1128.01.2019 - Petrykivka Folk Painting Course

Event Details

Please join us for a 6 week introductory course to the beautiful art of Ukrainian Petrykivka Folk Painting!                                                                                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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 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.

6 week course: $180/ $162 for FCC members

*(NO CLASSES FEB 18- Family Day)

St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Ave, Toronto (at Harbord)** is wheelchair accessible & TTC subway accessible

To register and receive payment information, email folkschoolworkshops@gmail.com or call Bozena at 647 864 5641.


January 28 (Monday) 7:00 pm - March 11 (Monday) 9:00 pm


St.Vladimir Institute - Toronto

620 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON


St.Vladimir Institute - Torontocultural@stvladimir.ca, 416 923-3318 620 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON

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