Pata, Tetiana [Пата, Тетяна], b 4 March 1884 in Petrykivka, Novomoskovsk county, Katerynoslav gubernia, d 7 July 1976 in Petrykivka. Master of Petrykivka painting. She decorated houses and chests with plant patterns, painted murals for commercial buildings, and designed kilims, books, and postcards. Among her best-known decorative panels are Red Viburnum (1919), Rushnyk (1930), Pepper (1937), Peacocks among Flowers (1949), Cuckoo on a Viburnum (1950), and Bird and Grapes (1958). She also taught at the Petrykivka School of Decorative Art and trained many Petrykivka painters. An album of her work was published in 1973.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]