painting, Ritual art, Toys

Ukraine

Iryna is a young artist from Poltava. She has been making pysanky eggs and dolls since 2010.  She graduated from Poltava National Pedagogical University, where she majored in art. Her teachers were artists involved in traditional art, including Tetiana Sayenko and Alla Markaryan.

She has been an approved pysanky artist (a member of Folk Artists’ Association) since 2012. Thus far, she has participated in many exhibitions in Ukraine. She also runs workshops. She received an award of distinction at the Jagiellonian Fair 2013.