Artist to teach Ukrainian Easter egg painting

Campus will feature a veteran of traditional Ukrainian Easter egg painting this Wednesday, April 4.

Vera Samycia will hold a presentation to display her 30 years of experience with Pysanky, painted Ukrainian Easter eggs, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room 406 of the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana.

During the two-hour event, she will show the entire egg painting process from start to finish.

The event is hosted by the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

Samycia will hold a second presentation at the Douglass Branch of the Champaign Public Library at 4 p.m. Both presentations are free and open to the public.

Read more in Thursday’s issue.