(1906 - 1988)
Alex (Alexander) Poplaski was active/lived in Connecticut / Ukraine, Russian Federation. Alex Poplaski is known for landscape.
Biography Alex Poplaski
A noted Colchester, Connecticut landscape artist, Alex Poplaski was born July 6, 1906 in the Ukraine. He was the son of Anthony and Alice Poplaski. The family immigrated to the United States in 1913, just prior to World War I.
With the family settlement in Colchester in 1919, he was able to follow his interest in drawing and study with James G. McManus and Bertram G. Bruestle, two noted artists of the Old Lyme school. Being in the vicinity of Old Lyme also allowed him to know and be influenced by many of the artists associated with that area.
Painting almost exclusively outdoors, the artist found inspiration locally and throughout nearby Vermont, Massachusetts, and Nova Scotia. In an interview in 1984 he commented on his pop
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