Sam Diamond, Polish/American (1919 - 1978)
Born May 1st, 1919 in Warsaw, Poland.
- Family emigrated to the United States in November 1919.
-Began drawing at 6 years of age and continued an active interest
in art throughout his school years.
-Graduated from Long Beach High School in 1936 at 16 years
-Awarded a scholarship to Pratt Institute.
-Received art certificate from Pratt in 1939.
-Enlisted in U.S. Army Signal Corps. - Film Strip Division-
doing artwork for training manuals from 1941-1946.
-Formed advertising art studio in 1946
-Continued painting and sculpture to present.
-Award for Sculpture and Painting, Westchester Art Society
-Two exhibits in Harrison, N.Y.
-Art media including sculpture in wood and alabaster;
constructions in wood and tiles; mosaics; collage;
-Residence and studio in Harrison, N.Y.
-Studio in New York City.