(1900 - 1978)
Ben Solowey was active/lived in New York / Poland. Ben Solowey is known for portrait-stage personalities.
Biography Ben Solowey
Ben Solowey was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1900. Known as both a sculptor and a painter, Mr. Solowey moved to Pennsylvania in 1935, and studied at the Graphic Sketch Club and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He eventually settled in the Bucks County area. Ben Solowey painted portraits of an array of theatrical personalities, yet returned unfailingly to his wife, Rae, as his preferred subject. His portrait work is well represented in Philadelphia, hanging in various institutions including Kensington Hospital, Philadelphia General Hospital, the Philadelphia Board of Education & Pennsylvania School of Social Works, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Solowey exhibited at the National Academy of Design; the
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