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Lawrence Joseph Janiak

Lawrence Joseph Janiak, American film animation professional. Recipient numerous awards various university film festivals. With United States Army, 1962-1964. Member Association Animated Filmmakers (board directors 1978-1980), Society of Typographic Artists (1st prize 1980).

Background

  • Janiak, Lawrence Joseph was born on February 15, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph Edward and Harriet Mary (Murawski) Janiak.

  • Education

    • Student, Institute of Design, Chicago, 1957. Student, Art Institute of Chicago, 1958.

    Career

    • Designer film animation Goldsholl Design and Film, Northfield, Illinois, 1960-1968. Assistant professor design animation, Institute Design Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, 1968-1980. Owner, designer Larry Janiak Design Animation, since 1980.

      President Center Cinema Film Cooperative, Chicago, 1968-1972. Founder, public ZOETROPE, 1978-1981 (Design awards Society Typographic Artists, American Institute Graphic Artists, Art Direction magazine, Los Angeles Art Director's Club). Fonder, design director, public American Institute.

    Works

    • Animation artist: (experimental films) Adams Film, 1965 (Silver Hugo award Chicago International Film Festival 1966), Meditation #1, 1965, Homage #5, 1970 (Silver Hugo award Chicago International Film Festival 1970), Meditation #2, 1970 (Silver Hugo award Chicago International Film Festival 1970). Films included in numerous private public collections.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1962-1964. Member Association Animated Filmmakers (board directors 1978-1980), Society of Typographic Artists (1st prize 1980).

    Personality

    Interests

    Experimental films, poetry, painting, drawing.

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    Born February 15, 1938
    • 1957
      Institute of Design
    • 1958
      Art Institute of Chicago
    • 1960 - 1968
      Designer, film animation Goldsholl Design and Film
      Northfield, Minnesota, United States
    • 1968 - 1980
      assistant, Institute Design Illinois Institute
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1968 - 1980
      Technology, Institute Design Illinois Institute
      Chicago, Illinois, United States

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