William PANCHAK 1893 — 1980
Вільям ПАНЧАК • Уильям ПАНЧАК
William Panchak was born in Ukraine in 1893. He immigrated to the USA in 1911. He studied at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia and the National Academy of Design in New York. He is mainly known for his landscapes, still life and cityscape paintings. Panchak was an active member of the Ukrainian Artists` Association. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the Newark Museum, Ukrainian Catholic University in Rome, and Ligoa Duncan Galleries in New York. He painted murals at the Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport, Pennsylvania. William Panchak was a member of the American Artists` Professional League, the Artists Equity Association, Ukrainian Artists Association, and the Woodstock Artists Association. His last European show was held in 1978 at the Academie Internationale de Lutece in Paris. The artist died in New York in 1980. He was buried in Mt. Tremper, N.Y.