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SAWKA, Jan (1946 - 2012), Painter, illustrator, engraver, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SAWKA, Jan (1946 - 2012), Painter, illustrator, engraver, sculptor

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Polish, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in the USA from 1977.

Born 10 December 1946, in Zabrze; died 9 August 2012 in High Falls, New York.

Painter (including mixed media), illustrator, engraver, sculptor. Scenes with figures, figures, landscapes. Posters, stage sets.

Jan Sawka studied architecture before enrolling in the school of fine arts in Wroclaw from 1969 to 1972. In 1976, fleeing Poland,

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