(1901 - 1960)
Joseph W. Jicha was active/lived in Ohio. Joseph Jicha is known for figure, genre, and landscape painting, commercial art.
Biography Joseph Jicha
Joseph Jicha, "commercial artist and watercolorist, was born in Austria-Hungary to Rudolph and Helen (Remesch) Jicha, and came to Cleveland with his family as an infant. His father was a skilled coppersmith who worked decorations for the Cleveland Institute of Art. He apprenticed 13-year-old Joseph to sculptor Walter Sinz at the Institute.
As a student, Jicha was a member of the Kokoon Arts Club. The Cleveland Community Fund commissioned him to design a poster for its campaign in 1928. In 1929, Jicha won the international Frank Logan Medal at the Chicago Art Institute for painting. He believed his commercial work helped him as a painter, because of the careful planning of design work.
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