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artist , educator

Richard J. Oginz, American artist, educator. Recipient Young Talent award, Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1979; Faculty Development grant, Ford Foundation, 1976, 1978, Arts Visual Artist's Forum grant, National Endowment Arts, 1984.


Oginz, Richard J. was born on February 17, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Monroe and Malvina Oginz.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler College Art and Design, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, University Wisconsin, 1968.


Gregory fellow, artist-in-residence University Leeds, England, 1970—1973. Head of sculpture Hornsey College Art, Middlesex University, London, 1973—1976. Faculty member fine arts department Otis College Art and Design, 1978—1995.

Adjustment lecturer Chelsea College Art, 1973—1976, Portsmouth Polytechnic, 1973—1976, Wimbledon College Art, 1973—1976. Board directors Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, 1983—1987. Visiting artist Crossroads School Arts and Sciences, 1995—1996.

Adjunct professor visual and performing arts department Glendale Community College, 2001. Instructor visual art department Louisville High School, 2001. Adjunct professor art department Pierce Community College, 2001.

Visiting lecturer department world arts and culture University of California at Los Angeles, 2005—2006.



Married Lori Starr, January 26, 1984. Children: Ben, Max;children: Alexandra, Sascha.

Monroe Oginz

Malvina Oginz

Lori Starr

Ben Oginz

Max;children: Alexandra Oginz

Sascha Oginz