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Ukrainian National Women's League of America - Branch #118, Houston, TX says
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WHAT: Workshop - The Art of Petrykivka Decorative Painting
WHEN: October 15, 1pm-4pm
Where: Small Hall @ Protection of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, 9102 Meadowshire St, Houston, TX 77037
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UNWLA Branch #118 is excited to offer our members and friend a fantastic opportunity to learn the traditional Ukrainian art of Petrykivka Decorative Painting.

We are delighted to co-host this workshop with our wonderful Ukrainian-born teacher - Марина Волк of Hand-painted jewelry and cookies who has perfected this art form decorating anything from plain canvases to pysanka eggs, jewelry, trinket boxes and other household items.

Maryna kind enough to travel to Houston from Austin specifically for this event! And we are so happy to welcome her!

A fee of $25 will cover:
- the tutorial and demonstration itself, which will include a short introduction to the history of the technique;
- all required materials: paper, paints and brushes (you will be welcome to take your brushes home with you to practice more in your free time)
- light bites and coffee available to you during the workshop;
- and finally, an amazing opportunity to learn one-of-a-kind painting technique from a true professional!

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About Petrykivka:
Petrykivka painting or just “petrykivka” is a traditional Ukrainian decorative painting, which originates from Dnipropetrovsk oblast of Ukraine, Petrykivka village. Pertykivka painting traditionally decorated house walls and everyday household items, the earliest known samples of it dates back to the 17th century. At the same time it is also a modern art that is in process of developing and reforming.

The distinctive features of this folk art are the flower patterns, specific technique and traditionally white background (however present painters often work on black, green, red or blue background).

In 2012 Ministry of Culture of Ukraine recognized petrykivka painting as a part of intangible cultural heritage of Ukraine. Eventually it was also included to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on December 5, 2013 with definition "Petrykivka decorative painting as a phenomenon of the Ukrainian ornamental folk art".[1] The renowned painting technique was turned into a brand, and “Petrykivka” logo was created. The logo now belongs to the craftsmen of Petrykivka village.
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By: Ukrainian National Women's League of America - Branch #118, Houston, TX

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