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Lynn Trank

 (1918 - 2004)
Lynn Trank was active/lived in Illinois, Nebraska.  Lynn Trank is known for painting, art education.

Biography   Lynn Trank


Lynn Trank (1918-2004)

Born in Cook, Nebraska, in 1918, Trank received a BFA from the University of Nebraska in 1942, and a second BFA in 1948 from Washington University (St. Louis).  In between these degrees he was a sergeant with the U.S. Air Corps' 405th Fighter Group, 510th Fighter Squadron.  While stationed in Europe he became a nose cone artist, painting images on the planes of his and other squadrons' aircraft.  He earned an MFA from the University of Iowa in 1950, and a PhD from The Ohio State University in 1964.

While at Washington University he studied with Philip Guston and Max Beckmann, and studied printmaking with Mauricio Lasansky at Iowa and with Alfredo Zalce in Mexico.

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