Art of Coloring Easter Eggs (Pisanki) in Poland: Wax Flowing Technique

Polish Easter Eggs Wax Flowing Technique

Although the ancient European art of “Pisanki” has become very closely associated with Easter, it first came about more than 2000 years ago when people realized the connection between the egg and spring.  After the dark, cold, and death of winter, the egg symbolized rebirth or hope. Even then certain people used wax and natural … Read more Art of Coloring Easter Eggs (Pisanki) in Poland: Wax Flowing Technique

Meet the Artists of Ceramika Artystyczna

Bronislaw Wolanin – Artistic Director Born in 1937 in Bełżec. Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław (class of Professor Julia Kotarbińska). Artistic director and designer-in-residence at the Co-operative of Art Ceramics “Ceramika Artystyczna” in Bolesławiec. His works have been presented at 16 individual exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions in Poland and abroad. … Read more Meet the Artists of Ceramika Artystyczna

Polish beer

The tradition of brewing in Poland reaches back to medieval times, times of the Slavic people and the beginnings of Polish statehood. Beer was the most popular alcoholic beverage among the Slavs, who spread the skill of treating beer brew with cone hops in order to improve the taste of the drink. In the Middle … Read more Polish beer