Discipline: Visual Art

Jean Zaleski

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: Lincolndale, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1971
Jean Zaleski (1920 –2010) was a Maltese artist who spent most of her adult life in the United States. Her work has appeared in several exhibitions in the United States and Malta. Zaleski studied at Philadelphia's Moore College of Art and Design, and in New York at the Pratt Institute, Parsons School of Design, and the Art Students League. In 1986 she received a Susan B Anthony Award in the field of painting from the National Organization for Women and was invited by President Jimmy Carter to the White House as part of a delegation of five women artists in 1975.



Jean Zaleski worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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