Louis Wolchonok was an author of art books, etcher, painter of townscapes, landscapes, figures, muralist, and graphic artist. Wolchonok was a social realist artist who worked in watercolors, oils, and prints.
He studied at National Academy of Design, Cooper Union Art School, City College of New York, Julian Academy, Paris, and the Brooklyn Academy of Fine Art.
He taught drafting at City College of NY from 1930; and design, painting and etching at the Craft Students League, YWCA, NY, NY from 1932. He authored "The Art of Three Dimensional Design : How to Create Space Figures", "Lessons in Pictorial Composition", "Design for Artist and Craftsmen."