(1918 - 1985)
Sergei R. Bongart was active/lived in California, Idaho / Russian Federation, Ukraine. Sergei Bongart is known for tonalist landscape, still life, and portrait painter, educator.
Biography Sergei Bongart
An award-winning artist known as a colorist, Sergei Bongart worked in a
variety of media--oil, casein, watercolor, gouache and tempera--and did
a variety of subjects including portraits, landscapes, still lifes and
cowboys. He was also a highly influential teacher of drawing and
painting at his Sergei Bongart School of Art, which he opened in Santa
Monica, California in 1949 and operated for many years.
born and raised in a small village in the Ukraine of Russia called Zhukovki, and
inherited his love of art from his father who was an art collector and
poet. When age sixteen, the young Bongart began art study at the
Art Academy of Kiev with Michael Yarovoy and Peter Kotov, well-known
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