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Nicholas George Sperakis, American artist. Recipient First Prize Purchase award Mercy Hurst College, 1964; Lawrence and Hinda Rosenthal award American Academy and National Institute Arts and Letters, 1969; Guggenheim graphics fellow, 1970; McDowell Colony summer residency, 1976. Member Society of America Graphic Artists.

Background

Sperakis, Nicholas George was born on June 8, 1943 in New York City. Son of George and Cathren (Cokatas) Sperakis.

Education

Student, Pratt Institute, 1960. Student, National Academy of Design, 1960—1961. Student, Art Students League New York.

Student, Pratt Graphic Art Center, 1961—1963.

Career

Instructor Sumitt (New Jersey) Art Center, 1971, New School Social Research, New York City, since 1972, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, since 1977.

Works

Membership

Member Society of America Graphic Artists.

Connections

Married Yolanda de Carmen Mesa, February 1, 1983.

father:
George Sperakis

mother:
Cathren (Cokatas) Sperakis

spouse:
Yolanda de Carmen Mesa