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artist , educator

Julian Stanczak, Polish artist, educator. Achievements include being a pioneer in optical art. Recipient 1st prize Dayton Art Institute, 1964; recipient Butler Institute American Art award, 1966, Cleveland Fine Arts prize, 1970, Ohio Arts Council award, 1972, Best of Show award International Platform Association, 1973-1976. Member Abstract Artists American, International Platform Association.

Background

Stanczak, Julian was born on November 5, 1928 in Borownica, Poland. Came to United States, 1950, naturalized, 1957. Son of Victor and Elizabeth (Cwynar) Stanczak.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cleveland Institute Art., 1954. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1956.

Career

Teacher Art Academy Cincinnati, 1957-1964, Cleveland Institute Art, since 1965.

Achievements

  • Achievements include being a pioneer in optical art.

Works

  • painting

    • Restful Red

    • Burning Through #III

    • Transept

    • Linear Transit

    • Frigid Light

    • Translucent Light

    • Solar

    • Mirrored

    • Shimmer

    • Conservative Green: Minus

    • Brim Two

    • Accumulative

    • Black Daisy

    • Untitled #2

    • Red Octive

    • Interaction

    • Seethrough Dark

Membership

Member Abstract Artists American, International Platform Association.

Connections

Married Barbara M. Meerpohl, June 10, 1963. Children: Danuta M., Christopher.

father:
Victor Stanczak

mother:
Elizabeth (Cwynar) Stanczak

spouse:
Barbara M. Meerpohl

children:
Danuta M. Stanczak

Christopher Stanczak