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photographer , teacher , writer , Graphic designer

George Potanovic, Jr., American photographer. Recipient 1st prize award Hudson River Museum, 1975, Art award Rockland County Legislation, 1992, Grand prize Hudson Ferry Sloops, 1992. Co-chairman, co-founder Stony Point Action Committee for the Environment, since 1990. Member Arts Council of Rockland (vice chairman board directors 1988-1994).

Background

George Potanovic, Jr. was born on February 4, 1955 in Yonkers, New York.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photographic Illustration, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1977.

Career

Sign language interpreter for deaf National Technology Institute for Deaf, Rochester, New York, 1975-1978. Freelance photographer's assistant New York City, 1977-1978. Commercial artist International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, 1978-1981, graphic designer White Plains, New York, 1981-1988.

Creative director Sun Studios, Stony Point, since 1989. Marketing and sales promotion consultant, since 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist, designer, tourism poster Rockland County, New York, 1985 (1st place award 1985). Photographer booklet Rockland County Travel Guide, 1989. Designer, photographer greeting card, 1990, postcard, 1992, set of notecards of Hudson Valley photographs, 1993, fine art photographs of Hudson River Valley, since 1993.

Membership

Co-chairman, co-founder Stony Point Action Committee for the Environment, since 1990. Member Arts Council of Rockland (vice chairman board directors 1988-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, photography, postcard collecting, museums, local history.

Connections

Son of George John and Jean Mildred (Jenkofsky) P.

father:
George John

mother:
Jean Mildred (Jenkofsky) P.