56 Willcutt Rd., Cummington MA, 413-478-8698
Born: 1946 Schenectady, New York
Undergraduate studies: SUNY College at Buffalo and the Duccio School, Siena, Italy Graduate studies: MFA University of Massachusetts, Amherst
He currently lives with his wife, Judith Bowerman, on an 1815 farm in Cummington. They restored the house and moved there in 2008. Both artists maintain studios on the property.
Slezak’s work can be found in numerous public and private collections in Australia, Belgium, England, Germany, Mexico, Poland, Spain and the United States.
Slezak is featured in the film documentary Artifact and the documentary series Into the Wild, produced and directed by Jared Leto.
Selected Institutional Collections
S.U.N.Y. College at Buffalo
Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Scuola Dell’Arte, Siena, Italy
University of Vermont
Wayne State University
The Vatican Library
The Library of Congress
Peoples Republic of China
Republic of Korea
Academy of Art, Riga, Latvia
Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
Entrepreneurial Institute, Springfield, MA
Beinecke Library, Yale University