The following information was submitted in April of 2006 by the artist:
PUNCHATZ, DON IVAN (b. Sept. 8, 1936) American artist born in Hillside, New Jersey. Upon graduation from high school, he received a full scholarship to the School of Visual Arts in NYC. It was there that he had the great opportunity to study with Burne Hogarth, the illustrator of the comic strip "TARZAN". After leaving SVA, Punchatz went on to attend night school at Cooper Union School of Fine Arts. During that period in the late 50's, he worked in advertising as an assistant television art director and later worked for a company that produced animation and filmstrips.
In 1959, he was drafted into the Army. While in
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