MEDIUM/MEDIA:
AcrylicOil

LOCATION:
Historic Melbourne

MEMBER OF
The SAL (Strawbridge Art League) GalleryThe Studios

DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT:

Jeffrey Keith Filipski was born in Buffalo, N.Y. on May 23, 1956. The son of a police officer, he grew up around the steel and chemical plants of South Buffalo. He served 4 years as a Navy Seabee immediately after high school. Jeff received his BFA from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1985, majoring in Oil Painting with a minor in Art History. Filipski apprenticed with printmaker Mikulas Kravjansky in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, between 1987-1989. He was an active member of the performance art group EBMA (East Buffalo Media Association) from 1985-1992. He was subsequently a featured artist in the PBS documentary IN WORD OUT (Slipstream Press 1991) and had both his artwork and poems published in many underground magazines,

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