Willis Harry Mlodoch
(1921 - 1983)
Willis Harry Mlodoch was active/lived in Illinois. Willis Mlodoch is known for landscape and figure painting, natural history dioramas.
Biography Willis Harry Mlodoch
The following biographical information was provided by Mark Mlodoch, the artist's son.
Willis Harry Mlodoch, known as Harry.
May 21, 1921 - August 30, 1983
He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago prior to enlisting in the United States Marine Corp in 1942. He served as a gunner on the U.S.S. Enterprise with H. C. Westermann, and was influential in Westermann later coming to Chicago to the Art Institute.
After discharge from the Marines, Mlodoch studied with Boardman Robinson in Colorado Springs before returning to Chicago.
A figural painter, he was friends with members of the Monster Roster, particularly Cosmo Campoli, but his best friend was Claude Bentley, the abstractionist.
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