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Visiting Artist Talk: Alyona Snegirova

Hardie 101

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ukrainian Artist Alyona Snegirova

Wednesday, March 20th, 11-12PM

Virtual Screening in H101, 23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA

Open to the public

Alyona Snegirova has been engaged in Petrykivka painting for more than 22 years and has been teaching for over 13 years. She has earned the title of Folk Master of Ukraine and has won multiple prizes in Ukrainian national art competitions.

Alyona was born and lives in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, which is in the southeast part of the country. Since 2015 she has maintained a studio in her hometown, where she has taught Petrykivka painting to people of all ages. During those years Alyona organized five exhibitions of her students’ artworks, which were well-reviewed in the local press and media. Alyona has been teaching online since Covid.

Since the start of the war in 2022 Alyona has been decorating decommissioned weaponry with Petrykivka painting to raise money for the Ukrainian army as a volunteer. The city museum has acquired one of these artworks for its permanent collection.

Alyona has just received one of the scholarships for young artists awarded by the president of Ukraine.

Alyna Snegirova