2nd Tuesday at Comma Gallery

COMMA Gallery Presents:

Charles Turzak: Fine Art Printmaker

2nd Tuesday Opening Reception October 14th, 2008 6:30-9pm
Featuring a rare selection of original woodcuts from the 1930s and mid-century papercuts (collographs) by artist Charles Turzak

About Charles Turzak:
Charles Turzak was born in 1899 in Streator, Illinois. Following high school he attended the prestigious Art Institute of Chicago. Upon graduation in 1924,Turzak began his career as a free-lance artist. Turzak cut many woodblocks for the 1933 World’s Fair and his work was prominently featured at that event. Following his success at the World’s Fair, Turzak participated in several WPA, federal depression-era art programs that allowed him to develop several woodcuts into murals. One of these murals still survives at the Post Office in Lemont, Illinois.Charles Turzak died in Orlando, Fl in 1986. He was a member of the Artist League of Orange County (ALOC) and many Central Florida artists remember him fondly as a mentor.

Examples of Turzak’s work may be found in the collections of Library of Congress, Yale University Art Gallery,The Art Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University’s Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, The Cleveland Museum and numerous Fine Art Print galleries to name a few.
This is a rare opportunity to see a collection of his mid century modern fine art prints and paintings that are for sale.

COMMA Gallery

813 Virginia Dr Orlando, Fl 32803

(407)894-4505

(407) 376-1400

www.commagallery.com

commagallery@gmail.com

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