(1915 - 1985)
Jacques Hnizdovsky was active/lived in New York / Ukraine. Jacques Hnizdovsky is known for woodcut, poetic landscape.
Biography Jacques Hnizdovsky
Following is a biography provided by the artist's daughter, M Hnizdovsky:
Jacques Hnizdovsky was born in the Ukraine in 1915 and studied art in Warsaw and Zagreb. He had an early interest in the woodcut, particularly those of Albrecht Durer and the Japanese.
Shortly after he arrived in this country in 1949, A. Hyatt Mayor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art chose one of his woodcuts for a Purchase Award at a 1950 Minneapolis Institute of Art print exhibition. It was a turning point in his career and his life. From that moment he was determined to make his livelihood as an artist.
By the end of the 1950s, he had settled into the woodcut as his primary medium. In 1962 he was awarded First Prize at the Boston Printmakers an
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