"I was born in (Park Slope) Brooklyn, NY on the
10th of December, 1953.
It was a Thursday.
But I was raised in the melting pot of Bensonhurst,
which became a pressure cooker in the late 60's.
Viva la revolucion! Pero no elegi mis batallas sabiamente.
Todo lo que creia era una mentira.
I have a rather diverse lineage: Czech, Polish, Italian, Spanish
and Puerto Rican. Which made for interesting Thanksgiving
and Christmas menus.
As a result of my diverse background, I became an Internationalist.
Seeing the world as a whole, in lieu of segments, in most illuminating.
I now reside in Fuquay-Varina, NC with my wife and son.
The tranquil life I've always sought, I found here.
My nom de pinceau is ZbOROVAN in honor of my paternal grandfather who
was born in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia and studied art in Prague.
My last exhibition was about 5 years ago at
The Clayton Center
I received rave reviews, but no one broke out their checkbook.
Questa e la vita di un pittore.
Artist's Statement: Ego Pingere, Ergo Sum. " - ZbOROVAN