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Collection Tri-Kappa
Catalog Number 1999.001.040
Title Skating at Deming Pond
Artist Laska, John
Object Name painting
Date 1960
Description An original oil painting of a group of ice skaters at Deming Pond.
SKATING AT DEMING POND
Hoosier Salon 1961 S300.00
John Laska
No . 66
oil
40 X 28
Artist used his Junior High and High School pupils, as well as his own children as models for this painting ... associate professor of art in the Laboratory School of Indiana State University, Terre Haute ... studied at the Art Students League of New York and the New American Artists School, New York ... master's degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of
Illinois ... has written 16 publications on art education ... work in sculpture, ceramics and painting have been awarded prizes in several major exhibits in the Hid -west--one-man shows in Chicago, Champaign-Urbana and Terre Haute ... in 1960 work was judged "the outstanding work in oil of the entire exhibition" at the Hoosier Salon.
Provenance Purchased from the Hoosier Salon in 1961.
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions H-27.5 W-39.5 inches
Catalog date 1999-12-10