Marilan Caito will demonstrate the art of Pysanky. 1 egg will be completed from start to finish while Marilan shares the tools, techniques and history of this art. Marilan will conduct a raffle and the winner will take home the completed egg. Dozens of beautifully painted eggs will be on display as part of the demo as well.
Marilan (Hovanec) Caito is a highly seasoned Ukrainian Egg Artist. For more than 40 years, she has offered demonstrations and classes in the art of Pysanky at community centers, libraries, nursing homes as well as CCAC and Pitt’s leisure learning programs. Of Carpatho Rusyn decent, Marilan is a third generation psyanky artist. Her passion is to introduce the art form, along with its rich history and traditions to new audiences throughout the Pittsburgh area.