biography of Rudolf BARANIK (1920-1998)

Birth place: Lithuania

Death place: Eldorado, NM

Addresses: NYC; Eldorado, NM

Profession: Painter, writer, teacher

Studied: AIC, 1946; ASL, 1947; Acad. Julian, Paris, 1948; with Fernand Leger, 1948-1950.

Exhibited: "Recent Work by Young Americans," MoMA traveling exhib., 1955; WMAA, 1958, 1961; PAFA, 1954, 1964 (Raymond Speiser Mem. Prize); New England Ann., 1968 (first prize); "Intl Anti-War Exhib.", Tokyo, Japan, 1968; Nat. Inst. Arts & Lett., 1968 (Childe Hassam Purchase Prize), 1972.

Member: AEA (bd. mem., 1960-1961); Artists & Writers Protest Against the War in Vietnam; Art-Workers Coalition, New York.

Work: WMAA; MoMA; Mod. Mus., Stockholm, Sweden; New York Univ.; Univ. Mass.

Comments: Preferred media: oil. Publications: Co-auth., The Attica Book (1972). Teaching: Ball State Univ., 1964; Pratt Inst., 1966-; ASL, 1968-.

Sources: WW73; NY Times obit., March, 15, 1998.