(1907 - 2002)
Joseph Leboit was active/lived in New York, California. Joseph Leboit is known for painting and printmaking-lithography, woodcut, etching, silkscreen.
Biography Joseph Leboit
Born in New York City in 1907, printmaker and painter Joseph Leboit graduated from College of the City of New York, receiving the school's Ward Medal in art. He went on to study at the Arts Student League*, beginning in 1928, with Thomas Hart Benton and Kimon Nicholaedes, and, in 1938, was selected by the WPA* for its Graphics division. In this program he mastered a variety of printmaking techniques, including lithography*, woodcut*, etching*, and silkscreen*; he also continued his studies oil and tempera painting.
At this time, near the onset of American participation in World War II, he became a director for Artists for Victory. With fellow directors, he organized a national exhibit entitled "America in the War", which
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