Skytsiuk, Ivan [Скицюк, Іван; Skycjuk], b 12 August 1907 in Chornyi Ostriv, Proskuriv county, Podilia gubernia, d 24 April 2004 in Kyiv. Decorative artist; husband of Marfa Tymchenko. In 1941 he graduated from the Kyiv School of Applied Art. He painted dishes with floral motifs; plates, such as Firebird (1967) and Red Bird (1967); decorative panels, such as Fishes among Flowers (1963) and May Bugs Hum above the Cherry Trees (1964); and the murals in the Kazka toy store in Kyiv (1978–9, with Tymchenko).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 4 (1993).]