Anthony Buchta

Birth: 1-13-1896 Cedar Rapids, IA.
Death: 12-20-1967
Known For: Use of color and violets in his landscapes

Associations: Chicago Galleries Association, Painters, and Sculptors of Chicago, Joliet Art League, Palette and Chisel Club of Chicago, Scarab League of Detroit, Hoosier Salon, Brown County Art Gallery Association, Charter Member of Brown County Art Guild



Studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts, Art Institute of Chicago, Prang Traveling School of Art Crafts in New York
Did Catalogue work for Montgomery Ward Co, Sears and Roebuck
Moved to Brown County in 1936
The advice Anthony gave to an aspiring artist was “Never expect to reach perfection, you never will. Do not expect an easy road or some magic formula for success, they don’t exist. It takes plain unadulterated years of hard work”

1. M. Joanne Nesbit and Barbara Judd - Those Brown County Artists - "The Ones Who Came, the Ones Who Stayed, The Ones Who Moved On 1900 - 1950" - Nanna's Books 1993
2. Lyn Letsinger-Miller - The Artists of Brown County - Indiana University Press Bloomington and Indianapolis 1994


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