Bohdan Borzemsky

Bohdan Borzemsky, born in Kolomyia, Ukraine has been recognized for his artistic talent and achievements for over five decades. He studied art at one of the best known European art schools, The Lviv National Institute of Art in Ukraine, and later studied oil painting, drawing and graphic design at The Cooper Union Art School in New York, where he studied under Edwin Dickinson and Robert Gwathmey, receiving the prestigious Graduation Prize in 1951. Mr. Borzemsky has since won two Cooper Union Alumni Association Awards for the highest achievement in graphic art. He has also been recognized by the Library of Congress. Mr. Borzemsky is a master in the technique of woodcuts. Recently, through experimentation, he invented his own individual technique that he calls papercuts, substituting heavy paper for wood.