Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna
Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna is active/lives in New York, Connecticut / Italy. Swietlan Kraczyna is known for color plate etching, painting, teaching.
Biography Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna
Swietlan Nicholas Kraczyna is an American painter/printmaker in Florence, Italy. His work can be found in private collections and galleries around the world, as well as in the Prints and Drawings Collection of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.
Swietlan Nicholas ("Nick") Kraczyna was born in 1940 to Russian parents in the town of Kamen-Kashirsky, Poland, near the Russian-Polish border. In 1945, while World War II was still going on, his family emigrated westward to flee the advancing Russian Army, and eventually settled in a Polish refugee camp in Western Germany at the end of the war. In 1951, the family was sponsored by an American church group to move to New Haven, CT, where Kraczyna completed his junior high and high school years.Displaying 750 of 5957 characters.