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Stanley Reckless

 (1892 - 1955)
Stanley Laurence Reckless was active/lived in Pennsylvania, California.  Stanley Reckless is known for cubist, expressionist figure.

Stanley Reckless

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Stanley Laurence Reckless (Zbytniewski) 1892-1955

A painter and teacher, he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 22, 1892.

After settling on an art career, Stanley Zbytniewski adopted the name Reckless.  He began his art training at the PAFA where he won the Cresson Traveling Scholarship (1915-16) for further study at Académie Julian in Paris.  His art career was briefly interrupted while serving in WWI.  Upon discharge, he worked in Pennsylvania until 1930 when he settled in Los Angeles.  Initially, he taught at the Chouinard Art School and later served as director of the Art Center School.

Reckless died in Los Angeles on Dec. 22, 1955.

Member: Philadelphia Graphic Sketch Club; Paris-American AA.

Exh: PAFA, 1916 (1st prize), 1923, 1924; NAD, 1922, 1924; CAG, 1919, 1921, 1923; Artists Fiesta (LA), 1930 (gold medal), 1932 (2nd prize).

AAA 1921-33; WWAA 1936-41; Ben; Fid; DR.

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About  Stanley Reckless

Born:  1892 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1955 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  cubist, expressionist figure

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