Pavlenko, Paraskeviia (Paraska) [Павленко, Параскевія (Параска)], b 19 January 1881 in Petrykivka, Novomoskovsk county, Katerynoslav gubernia, d 30 May 1983 in Kyiv. Master of Petrykivka painting; mother of Hanna Pavlenko-Chernychenko. She painted decorative designs on paper and walls, including works such as Decorative Motif (1964), Frieze (1964), and Flower Bouquet in a Vase (1980).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 3 (1993).]