(1899 - 1986)
Charles Turzak was active/lived in Illinois, Florida. Charles Turzak is known for stylized figure, geometric abstract painting.
Biography Charles Turzak
The following biography is from the artist's website: earthlink. net/turzak1 with the permission of the artist's daughter, Joan Turzak Van Hees, who wrote the text:
Printmaker, Painter, Illustrator, Watercolorist, Cartoonist, Designer, Author, Lecturer, Teacher
Charles Turzak was the third child, and the only son of his Czechoslovakian immigrant parents. He was born August 20, 1899 in Streeter, Illinois. His father, a coal miner, worked from before sunrise 'till after dusk, so many rural chores occupied Charlie's boyhood years. But, sometimes he would sneak away from his duties to do what he enjoyed most . . .carefully carve peach seeds into miniature monkeys, which he would sell for pennies.
When he was nine he starte
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