John Pototschnik is active/lives in Texas. John Pototschnik is known for landscape, structures, and figure painting.
Biography John Pototschnik
Born in Cornwall, England to a British war bride, who brought her oldest son to America on the Queen Mary when her husband was discharged from the army, John Pototschnik was raised in Pittsburgh, Kansas. As a youth, he expressed little interest in art. However, in junior college, at the urging of a counselor, he began working with his hands---painting, drawing, metal smithing and woodworking. He says: "I discovered I really liked to draw."
He enrolled in Wichita State University with a major in advertising design. However, his education was interrupted by four years, 1968 to 1972, of commitment from ROTC to military service with the Air Force during the Vietnam War. Because he was not sent overseas, he t
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