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Sergei Bongart

 (1918 - 1985)
Sergei R. Bongart was active/lived in California, Idaho / Russian Federation, Ukraine.  Sergei Bongart is known for tonalist landscape, still life, and portrait painter, educator.

Sergei Bongart

An award-winning artist known as a colorist, Sergei Bongart worked in a variety of media--oil, casein, watercolor, gouache and tempera--and did a variety of subjects including portraits, landscapes, still lifes and cowboys.  He was also a highly influential teacher of drawing and painting at his Sergei Bongart School of Art, which he opened in Santa Monica, California in 1949 and operated for many years.

He was born and raised in a small village in the Ukraine of Russia called Zhukovki, and inherited his love of art from his father who was an art collector and poet.  When age sixteen, the young Bongart began art study at the Art Academy of Kiev with Michael Yarovoy and Peter Kotov, well-known Russian artists.   ...  Displaying 750 of 2324 characters.

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About  Sergei Bongart

Born:  1918 - Kiev, Ukraine
Died:   1985 - Santa Monica, California
Known for:  tonalist landscape, still life, and portrait painter, educator