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Who is Jacques Hnizdovsky?

JACQUES HNIZDOVSKYb. 1915 in Pylypche, Ukrained. 1985 in New York, New York, USAJacques Hnizdovsky studied art in his youth in both Warsaw, Poland and Zagreb, Croatia. From an early age, he showed strong interest in woodcuts, becoming inspired by works of Albrecht Dürer, as well as traditional works from Japan. During his long and fruitful career, Hnizdovsky worked successfully in a range of media, yet his most memorable pieces are his woodblock prints and paintings.  He immigrated to the United States in 1949, and became primarily focused on woodcuts. Within a year after his arrival in the U.S., Hnizdovsky decided to work as an independent artist, devoting his time solely to his own art production. Many of Hnizdovsky’s pieces depict...

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Celebrating Easter and Velykden

Easter and Velykden ( Easter by the Julian Calander) are five  weeks apart this year. This gives us an extended  pysanka writing season. We have all the supplies you need to create your own beautiful Pysanky.  We are open Thursday Friday and Saturday from 11- 4. If you need a different time let me know so I can try and arrange it. You can always order from our website Ukrainiantreasuresstudio.com and indicate on the shipping page that you would like to pick it up in the store. We are very willing to make arrangements for pickup outside of store hours as well.   Please call 905 935 7779 during store hours or 905  351 1176 after store hours to chat about...

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Pysanka Writing Supplies

A heads up to everyone local who is interested in purchasing Pysanka writing supplies! The bricks and mortar store at 191 Vine St. will be closed from Fri. Feb 26 and Sat. Feb 27 as well as Thurs. March 2 and Fri. March 3. We will open again on Sat. March 4. Please make you plans accordingly so you are not disappointed! If you do choose to make an online purchase for pick up in the store that can be arranged. Just follow thru on the ordering and when you get to the part about shipping address just check off pick up in store. You will save the shipping cost and we will let you know when your items are...

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Book Signing Reception!

Well today is the day to stop in to Ukrainian Treasures Studio at 191 Vine St St. Catharines and meet author Lesia Chytra ! Pick up her newly published novel and shop for some beautiful holiday gifts and stunning ornaments imported from the Black Forest! Enjoy some hot cider or coffee and lots of sweats. Hope we see you between 11 and 4pm.

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