June 25, 2019, an exhibition “Vytynanka about EVERYTHING” and a themed
booklet of creative works by students of the Subdepartment of Visual Arts and Design of
the Department of Art of the Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University named after
Volodymyr Vynnychenko was opened in O.O.Osmerkin Art-Memorial Museum. The event took place
within the youth art-project “New Generation” to Youth Day.
The exposition of the exhibition includes more than 60 works in
vytynanka technique by the students of 2nd and 3rd years from the series “based on
Volodymyr Vynnychenko’s works”, “Architectural heritage of Yelisavethrad”, “Preservation
of flora and fauna of Ukraine”, “Polish vytynanka”, “Tree of life”, “Vase”,
“Guardian Angels” created between 2018-2019 years under the supervision of Larysa
Harbuzenko, Ph.D. in Pedagogics, Associate Professor, within the study course “Decorative
and Applied Art” and “Ethnodesign”.
The vytynanka vernissage was opened by the leading researcher of the
museum, Merited Artist of Ukraine, Andrii Nadezhdin, who handed the Letter of
Appreciation and the booklet with the exhibited works to the curator of the
exhibition, a member of the National Union of Masters of Folk Art of Ukraine, laureate of
the Regional Award in Architecture, Heraldry, and Vexillology, and Decorative and Applied
Art named after Yakiv Pauchenko in the nomination “decorative and applied art”, Larysa
Harbuzenko. The curator mentioned that “Vytynanka can express anything. About
Vynnychenko, about architecture, about traditions. From the applied significance it
transfers into graphic one. It is modern here. Keeping scissors in our hands is a
tradition. We have also shown vytynanka in the interior – a lamp, a panel, a clock, a
pillow, a tablecloth, a screen”.
Nelia Chorna, deputy head of the Department of Culture and Tourism of
the City Council of Kropyvnytskyi, came to congratulate students on the exhibition
opening. She wished young artists creative inspiration and realization of their art plans.
Also, a famous master, member of the National Union of Artists and Masters of Folk Art of
Ukraine, OlhaKolomiets highly appreciated the students’ works in this difficult and
Viktoriia Sliushchenko, a participant of the exhibition, graduate
of the Children’s School of Arts, delivered a speech on the behalf of the creative