Youthful Reflections by Chicago Artist Volodymyr Ilchyshyn at the Ukrainian National Museum

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Friday, February 1, 2013 - 11:00am - Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 4:00pm
Opening on Friday, February 1st, 2013 at 7 pm, the Ukrainian National Museum features the paintings of a young Chicago artist, Volodymyr Ilchyshyn. This is the second exhibit by Ilchyshyn at the Ukrainian National Museum. The works featured display still life, cityscapes and landscapes, and include portraits. This exhibit continues through February 24th, 2013. Born in Ukraine but raised in Chicago, Volodymyr Ilchyshyn is a young artist who is an energetic member of the Ukrainian Village community. Volodymyr is a multi-talented young man; an active member of the American Ukrainian Youth Assn., a dancer with the Hromovytsia Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and a talented and developing young artist with dreams of becoming an architect. Recognizing their son’s talents, Volodymyr’s parents encouraged his studies with professional artists including Walter Monastyretsky and Father Jim Vorwoldt at St. Ignatius College Prep. A graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep, Ilchyshyn continues his studies and is a sophomore at the Illinois Institute of Technology, College of Architecture. Admission $5.00 Bringing innovative and original ideas to their work, young artists remind us that Ukrainian culture lives on in them. It is important for these new emerging talents to be supported in a culture that strives to maintain their traditions with each new generation. The Ukrainian National Museum hopes to provide that environment and deepen its relations with the youth of the community for future endeavors. Exhibit Sponsored by MB Financial. The Ukrainian National Museum is located in the heart of the Ukrainian Village, at 2249 W. Superior St. in Chicago. Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 11 am to 4 pm Admission: Adults $5.00, Children under 12 - Free. Driving instructions available at www.ukrainiannationalmuseum.org. Free parking adjacent to the museum. Call (312) 421-8020 for information

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