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illustrator

Charles Mikolaycak, illustrator. Recipient Society Illustrators Gold medal, 1971, Promotion and Graphics Design award, 1980, Golden Kite Honor Book award for illustrations Society Children's Book Writers, 1986, Kerlan award University Minnesota, 1987. Died June 23, 1993. Served with United States Army, 1960-1962.

Background

Mikolaycak, Charles was born on January 26, 1937 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Helen (Gruscelak) Mikolaycak.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1958. Illustrator Atelier Du Crot, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1959;picture editor Time/Life Books, New York City, 1963-1976. Guest instructor book illustration Syracuse (New York) U., 1976-1988.

Career

Illustrator Atelier Du Crot, Hamburg, Federal Republic Germany, 1959. Illustrator: The Great Wolf and The Good Woodsman, 1967, In The Morning of Time, 1970, The Tall Man From Boston, 1975, I Am Joseph, 1980, Peter and the Wolf, 1982, The Highwayman, 1983, A Child is Born, 1983, The Man Who Could Call Down Owls, 1984, He Is Risen, The Changing Maze, 1985, The Lullaby Songbook, 1986, Exodus, 1988 (National. Illustrators Gold medal, 1971, Promotion and Graphics Design award, 1980, Golden Kite Honor Book award for illustrations Society Children's Book Writers, 1986, Kerlan award University Minn.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1960-1962.

Connections

Married Carole Kismaric Mikolaycak, October 1, 1970.

father:
John Mikolaycak

mother:
Helen (Gruscelak) Mikolaycak

spouse:
Carole Kismaric Mikolaycak