Lady of Wheat: Transforming Folk Art into Fine Art
Don Astras worked with Terese Vekteris, editor of Bridges: Lithuanian-American News Journal to produce a feature article about Ursula Astras, Lady of Wheat, who transformed folk art into fine art.
The article will appear in the November/December 2015 issue of Bridges: Lithuanian-American News Journal on pages 3-4. It includes more artwork, history about Ursula’s journey from Lithuania and her rise to folk artist/fine artist. However, you must be a subscriber to view the article. Please inquire for subscriptions at:
To learn how to make your own Lithuanian Christmas tree ornaments from straw, see our Folk Art Workshops page.
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