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William (Wasy) Kurelek

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William (Wasy) Kurelek (1927 - 1977) was active/lived in Manitoba, Ontario / Canada.  William Kurelek is known for Painting, illustration, printmaking and graphics.

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William Kurelek was a painter, illustrator, print maker, graphic artist and author.  He was born in Whitford, Alberta (near Edmonton), and subsequently lived in Stonewall, Manitoba (1934 - 1949), Vinemount, Ontario (1949 - 1952), London, England (1952 - 1959) and Toronto, Ontario (1959 -1977) where he died.

His mediums were oil, graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, ink, gouache, lacquer, ballpoint pen, woodblock, acrylic, lithography and mixed mediums (usually pen and colored pencil).  His subjects were religion, the bible, ethnicity (Ukrainian), social commentary, farm life, family life, allegory, genre, portraits, still life, figures in landscape and William Kurelek.  All of his works combined compelling aesthetics with a message or lesson.  His styles included Realism, Surrealism, and Trompe l'oeil (before 1959).  Whether by intent or not there is a similarity in subjects and style to the works of Hieron   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 7644 characters.]  Artist bio

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