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film animation professional

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, 1955-1957;student, The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, 1957-1958.

Career

Designer film animation, Goldsholl Design and Film, Northfield, Illinois, 1960-1968;assistant professor design animation, Institute Design, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1968-1980;owner, designer, Larry Janiak Design Animation, Chicago, 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

  • Other Work

    • 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: experimental films, poetry, painting, drawing.

Connections

father:
Joseph Edward Janiak

mother:
Harriet Mary (Murawski) Janiak