Kamil Kubik, Czech/American (1930 - 2011)
Kamil Kubik, an impressionist painter, born in Czechoslovakia,
studied and worked in Prague, London, Sydney, San Francisco and
New York. He is best known for his city scapes and magnificent
florals. Now, he spends most of his time in New York area, Washington,
D.C. and Paris, painting directly from nature. Kubik has been
the official artist for several US golf and tennis open tournaments.
His work appeared on the covers of M.D. Magazine, Reader's Digest,
and Worth Avenue Magazine. He did a book, "City Scapes",
for the Grumbacher Company. He did the official White House Christmas
card in 1991 and 1992. In recent years he has been honored both
by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations with their
renowned "Ellis Island Medal of Honor".
Kamil Kubik's works are included in the collections of: President
George Bush, President Gerald Ford, Mrs. Lyndon Johnson, Prince
Ranier of Monaco, Governor Thomas Kean, Mr. Paul Mellon, Mr.
Charles Allen, Jr., Mrs. Jack Kent Cooke, Mr. George Farkas,
Mr. Richard Grasso, Mr. Joe Torre, New York Life Insurance,
Mr. Donald Trump, Count de la Lanne-Mirrlees, Mr. Robert Sarnoff,
Mr. Larry Silverstein, Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Estes, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Scribner, Ms. Helen Hunt, Mr. Frank Gifford, Mr. Lawrence
Watehouse, Mayor Rudolf Guliani and many others.
Kamil Kubik passed away on August 3, 2011 in Union City, NJ.