(1908 - 1989)
John Nachorny was active/lived in Ohio, Louisiana / Poland. John Nachorny is known for city-landscape painting.
Photo by Al Rimkus
Biography John Nachorny
Artist John Nachorny
Born 1908 in Poland – Left Poland in 1912–destination Cleveland Ohio USA where my father had gone earlier to earn passage for three. Mom and two of the children. The two older children were left behind and were to be sent for later.
I entered a Catholic school at eight and at twelve to a public school. While in grade school I showed signs of an art talent and I was encouraged to become an artist. Then I entered juvenile class on Saturdays at the Cleveland Museum of Art and later to the Cleveland School of Art which was in the area.
I lost my father when I was five. He was killed by a passenger train. At nine I had a stepfather. The years that Mom had to look
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