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filmmaker , painter , sculptor

Le Ann Bartok, American painter, sculptor, filmmaker. National Education Association grantee; painting prize Carnegie Museum Art Exhibition, 1959, Pittsburgh Filmmakers, 1977; production consultant short subject A Quarter Till..., 1987; screenwriter The Salvage Merchants, 1988.

Background

Bartok, Le Ann was born on March 1, 1937 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Dvoracek) Bartok.

Education

Registered Nurse, Mercy School Nursing, 1958. Student, Carnegie Museum Art, 1959. Student, Carnegie Mellon University, 1969.

Career

Actress Japanese Films, Tokyo, 1960. Model, 1960; teacher Universities Tokyo, 1960. Artist Pittsburgh, New York City, from 1968.

Lecturer Edinboro College, Pennsylvania, 1977, Carnetie Museum, Pittsburgh, 1969, PNB Bank, Pittsburgh, 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Film screenings include Banff Fine Arts Center, Alberta, Canada, Eye Music, San Francisco Millennium, 1978, Monterey College, Carnegie Museum, Carnetie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1974-1977, Annenberg International Film Festival, Philadelphia, 1978, numerous others throughout United States, Canada, Spain, Italy Exhibited in group shows at Pennsylvania State University, 1975, 3 Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, 1976-1977, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, 1975, Carnegie Museum, 1969, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974, 77, 15th Annual Avant Garde Art Exhibit, New York City, 1980. Conceptual artist Antiobject Art Issue in Pioneer Book, 1975 (named Pioneer in Field). Artist, director on conceptual "Skyworks" drops, 1977 (Tallest Piace of Art in World), 1973-1977, film Skyworks documentary (Golden Fleece award 1977-1978), 1973-1977.

      Artist, painter 48 acrylic collages (postmodern Stonehenge and Black Arc projects), 1980-1989, 169 Views of Mount Fuji (Sacred Space series), Turquoise Plante Pole Circle., 1998-2001. Artist, filmmaker: An Introduction to American Underground Fmil, 1975.

      Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Guggenheim Museum (associate committee 1983-1985), New York Filmmakers Co-op, Canyon Cinema Co-op, Japan Society, International Platform Association Clubs: Ikebana International (Tokyo). Member Baha'i Faith.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Vintage collectibles, writing, poetry.

Connections

Married Bernard L. Wilchusky, July 18, 1959 (divorced 1987). Children: Shari, Mark, Dennis, Jayne.

father:
Joseph Bartok

mother:
Margaret (Dvoracek) Bartok

spouse:
Bernard L. Wilchusky

children:
Shari Bartok

Mark Bartok

Dennis Bartok

Jayne Bartok