Award-winning Polish-American folk artist from Elmira, NY, specializing in Wycinanki Polish Paper Cutting and Pisanki Polish Egg Decorating.. Featured Folk Artist on WSKG-TV, selected for "Out of the Ordinary: ..a traveling 3-year show, several one-woman-shows, won Best in Show 4 times, taught hundreds of people folk arts for 35 years, appeared on local television shows, TV newscasts, and newspaper. NYS presidential Easter egg representative 2008. Also working in Fine Arts.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
CHINESE PAPER CUTS: Tiger, Ox, and Rooster
Chinese Paper Cutting or Jian Zhi has been practiced in China for almost 1,000 years. Paper was invented during the Han Dynasty 105 AD. Paper Cuttings started appearing 420-589 AD and became a more important art form during the Tang Dynasty 618-907 AD.