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John Michael Pototschnik, British artist. Recipient George Washington honor medal Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1984, 86, 92, 95, First Place award American Artist Magazine, 1990, honorable mention The Artist's Magazine, 1992, Top 30 award The Artist's Magazine, 1994-1995.

Background

Pototschnik, John Michael was born on November 14, 1945 in St. Ives, Cornwall, England. Came to the United States, 1946. Son of Ernest Felix and Patricia Mary (Symons) Pototschnik.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1968;postgraduate, Art Center College, Pasadena, California, 1969-1971;postgraduate, Lyme Academy Fine Arts, 1993.

Career

Freelance commercial illustrator, Dallas, 1972-1981.

Works

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1968-1972. Member Oil Painters American, Artists and Craftsmen Association (editor newsletter 1983-1985, 1st vice president 1985-1986, president 1986-1988), Plano Art Association (president 1994-1995), Copley Society, Boston, American Society Classical Realism.

Connections

Married Marcia Janet Forward, October 16, 1971. Children: Jonathan Matthew, Andrew Alexander.

father:
Ernest Felix Pototschnik

mother:
Patricia Mary (Symons) Pototschnik

spouse:
Marcia Janet Forward

children:
Jonathan Matthew Pototschnik

Andrew Alexander Pototschnik