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Featured Artist: DeeDee Lanham

  DeeDee lives in her hometown of Lexington, KY where she telecommutes as a project manager for an architecture firm in Atlanta, GA. She comes from a family that has always loved the tradition of coloring eggs at Easter and spent many afternoons with her grandmother experimenting with unique ways to color eggs. In 2000, she discovered the art of making traditional Ukrainian pysanky and was hooked. It is an art form she is passing down to her own family. A pysanky (pehSANkeh) egg ornament is made using a traditional wax resist and egg dye method, similar to the wax crayon you may remember coming in the store bought egg dye kit at Easter! The blown out eggshells used are...

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