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Wayne Nowack papers, 1881-1996

Biographical Note

Wayne Nowack (1923-2004) was a writer and painter in Spencer, New York. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from the State University of Iowa in 1947, which later awarded him his master's degree (1948) and M.F.A (1950). Before teaching art for eight years at Union College in New York, he worked as an art therapist. He also taught at Windham College in Vermont and at Skidmore College in New York for brief periods. Nowack's drawings and box constructions were handled by the Allan Stone Gallery in New York.