"Geronimo" an Original Oil Painting (Woodcut) By Leon Stanley Kawecki
Current price $149.00
Listing type Chinese
Location Las Vegas, Nevada 891** US
Quantity sold 0
Quantity available 1
Seller pegeagan (320)
Seller rating 99% positive feedback
Size Medium (up to 36in.)
Region Of Origin US
Artist Leon Stanley Kawecki
Listed By Owner
Quantity Type Single-Piece Work
Painting Surface Paper
Date Of Creation 1970-1989
Features Framed, Matted, Personalized, Signed
Width (Inches) 21 1/4
Height (Inches) 21 1/4
"Geronimo" an Original Southwest Depiction in Oil (Woodcut) by Leon Stanley Kawecki for Auction!
Frame size is 23 1/4 wide x 21 1/4 high, painting size is 13 x 11.
Original work from Artist's personal collection.
Asking on $149.00 or best offer!
LEON STANLEY KAWECKI (1921-2000)
Born Chojnice, Poland, July 2, 1921; son of Adam and Elizabeth (Link); came to U.S. 1952; married Jacqueline Salamey, Apr. 25, 1953, naturalized 1956.
EDUCATION: graduate State College Graphic Arts Poznan (Poland), 1939; student Pittsburg Art Institute, 1952-54, Otis Art Institute, 1964, California Institute of Arts, 1966-67, Art Center College Design, 1968, University of California, Irvine (UCI), 1968-71.
CAREER: Commercial artist, Fuller Label & Box Company, Pittsburg, 1952-57; packaging designer, Standard Packaging Corporation, Pittsburg, 1957-60; art director, Mead Packaging, Los Angeles, 1960-91. Retired.
AUTHOR: exhibited in shows in Warsaw, Poland, Dusseldorf, Germany, Pasadena, California, Los Angeles, Mexico City; designer United States Bicentennial Commemorative medal Freedom Founders, 1976; Polonus Commemorative medal, 1979 International Philatelic Exhibition; other Commemorative medals including John Paul II - A Son of Poland, 1981; 3OOth Anniversary Relief of Vienna - King John III, 1983; Polish American Congress, King John III Sobieski Savior of Christianity, 1983; 600th Anniversary Coronation and Marriage of King and Queen Jagiello, 1985; 175th Anniversary Birth Frederic Chopin 1985; Polish American Historical Association, 150th Anniversary of birth Helena Modjeska, 1990; Gen. Pulaski Memorial Commemoration, 1989; 200th Anniversary Constitution Poland, 1990.
HONORS: Recipient, Silver medal All - Polish Scholastic Exhibition 1936; Grand award, University Pittsburg, 1960; Gold and Silver medals Folding Box international competition, 1963; Silver medal United States Folding Box competition, 1966; Gold medal 500th anniversary Copernicus celebration Adler Planetarium, Chicago, 1973; Silver medal 500th anniversary Copernicus Celebration, Warsaw, Poland, 1973; Grand Prix, World Folklore Philatelic Exhibition, Chicago, 1978, award of excellence for exhibition, Orange County Advertisement Federation, 1978, State Order Cultural Merit, Polish Ministry of Arts and Culture, 1978, honorary medal and diploma 50th anniversary Regional Museum, Chojnice, Poland, Gold Cross of Merit Polish Government in Exile, London, others.
MEMBER OF: Supporting member, Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra, 1956-58; executive officer, Arizona - California National Copernicus Committee, 1971-73; National Society Art Directors, Art Directors Club Los Angeles, Polonus Philatelic Society (honorary).
RESIDENT: Garden Grove, CA.
FROM: "Polish Americans in California, Vol. II," National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs & Polish American Historical Association, California 1995.
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