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Frank Gavencky

 (1888 - 1966)
Frank J. Gavencky was active/lived in California, Illinois.  Frank Gavencky is known for landscape, architecture, western.

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Frank Gavencky


Born in 1888 in Chicago, and raised in that city, Frank Gavencky was a painter and art teacher, known for landscapes, seascapes, street scenes and desert vistas of California.

He completed most of his art studies in the Chicago area and developed his painting skills at the Art Institute of Chicago* and Chicago Academy of Fine Arts*.  His teachers included Antonin Sterba and Charles Dahlgreen.

In Chicago he was a member of the Palette & Chisel Club*, Chicago Painters and Sculptors, Bohemian Art Club, and Chicago Gallery Association.  In California he was on the Board of Directors of Northern San Diego County.

Gavencky was drawn to the Pacific Coast and often traveled to California during the 1930's to pain  ...  Displaying 750 of 2889 characters.



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About  Frank Gavencky

Born:  1888 - Chicago, Illinois
Died:   1966 - Ramona, California
Known for:  landscape, architecture, western