Kateryna Bilokur, Ukrainian Folk Artist Read and speak Kateryna Bilokur is a self-taught master who worked in primitive art (Naïve Art or Primitivism style) and decorative folk painting and loved to paint flowers. Kateryna Bilokur painted flowers and fruits in gardens, orchards and fields; still lifes; and several portraits and self-portraits. Her paintings display originality, vivid coloring, and great
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DR. BOHDAN HAWRYLYSHYN Bohdan Hawrylysyn was born on October 19, 1926, in Koropets village, Ternopil Oblast (at that time part of Poland). In 1930 his father bought 10 hectars of land between the town of Buchach and Zhyznomyr village, and built a house there. Bohdan Hawrylyshyn spent most of his childhood on his father's farm. For three years he