Oleksyuk was born in Kolomiya, Ukraine. She received her Bachelor of Fashion Design from the Lviv National Academy of Arts. Lucy
is a visionary clothing designer, who incorporates the elements of Ukrainian folk art into her stunning contemporary collections.
While living in the Ukraine, Lucy
was influenced by indoor mural art, as well as by graphics. She enjoys creating landscape and portrait art in her spare time. Over many years, she has designed and tailored a vast number of custom-made pieces.
Nowadays, she is inspired by creations of artists from different historical styles, including modernism, urbanism, ethnic influences, and pop-art. The configuration and silhouette are always accentuated in the collections through expressive geometrical forms are combined with drapery softness. The garments incorporate natural materials, such as leather, furs, wool, silk, and cotton.
`s creations are infused with traditional Ukrainian elements, with which she attempts to forge a symbiosis between Past and Present.
Since 2009, she has participated in the Fairmount Arts Crawl & Philadelphia Open Studio Tours – POST from 2009 to 2018 and had three personal fashion shows at the Ukrainian League in Philadelphia.
In her collections, Lucy
expresses her vision, imagination, thoughts and life experiences; her creativity and artistic expression contribute a special quality to the exhibits and fashion shows.
is quite happy that she is able to design her own clothing lines, and she hopes to have more opportunities for expressing herself in this manner.
To see Lucy’s unique collection at The Art Gala Philly 2019, please visit: TheArtGala.com to purchase your tickets.The Art Gala 2019 Supported by: Label Furniture, Prosperity Home Mortgage/ alexonlineapplication.com, CLARINS/ Christy Morriss Cella; Media Home Health