Painter, teacher. Born in Philadelphia, PA on Aug. 22, 1892. After settling on an art career, Stanley Zbytniewski adopted the name Reckless. He began his art training at the PAFA where he won the Cresson Traveling Scholarship (1915-16) for further study at Académie Julian in Paris. His art career was briefly interrupted while serving in WWI. Upon discharge, he worked in Pennsylvania until 1930 when he settled in Los Angeles. Initially, he taught at the Chouinard Art School and later served as director of the Art Center School. Reckless died in Los Angeles on Dec. 22, 1955. Member: Philadelphia Graphic Sketch Club; Paris-American AA. Exh: PAFA, 1916 (1st prize), 1923, 1924; NAD, 1922, 1924; CAG, 1919, 1921, 1923; Artists Fiesta (LA), 1930 (gold medal), 1932 (2nd prize). AAA 1921-33; WWAA 1936-41; Ben; Fid; DR.
Abstraction No. 1
Oil on Canvas
Categories: Fine Art, Stanley Reckless