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Alexander Dzigurski, Sr.

Alexander Dzigurski, Sr. was born in Stari Becej, Yugoslavia on February 1, 1911. In 1928, he moved to Belgrade, where for one year he attended art school at the Rakovica Monastery. He furthered his art education at the Academy of Art in Munich, Germany. During World War II, he escaped from Yugoslavia and lived in several European countries. In 1949, he immigrated to the United States first settling the Midwest and later on the West Coast. He was a member of the American Artists Professional League and the Society of Western Artists.
The art of Alexander Dzigurski, Sr. is or has been in the collections of Nelson Rockefeller and Henry Ford II.
Paintings by Alexander Dzigurski, Sr. have been shown as scenery in major motion pictures.

Alexander Dzigurski, Sr. won many awards for his paintings including but not necessarily limited to the following:
1936, Purchase Award, Matica Srpska, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
1945, 1st Place, Artisti Independenti, Trieste, Italy
1948, Gold Medal, Biennale de Venezia, Venice, Italy
1964, 1st Popular Award, Society of Western Artists, De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
1964, Purchase Award, Society of Western Artists, De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
1965, 1st Popular Award, Society of Western Artists, De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
1969, Drudus Award, Council of Traditional Artists, Los Angeles, CA
1971, 1st Popular Award, Society of Western Artists, De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
1973, Award of Merit, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
1974, Cash Award, League of Professional Artists of America, New York City, NY

The art of Alexander Dzigurski, Sr. is or has been exhibited in museums and galleries including but not necessarily limited to the following:
Barbizon Galleries, Houston, TX
Belgrade Art Museum, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery, Bodega Bay, CA
Classic Art Gallery, Carmel, CA
Council of Traditional Art, Los Angeles, CA
Eaton’s Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Findlay Galleries, Chicago, IL
Fine Arts Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Ford Museum, Detroit, MI
Franklin Mint Museum, Pennsylvania, PA
Galleria Adriano, Rome, Italy
Galleria Corsic, Trieste, Italy
Gallery Stradun, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia
Ginkel & Moor, San Francisco, CA
J.L. Hudson Gallery, Detroit, MI
La Galeria, San Mateo, CA
Matica Srpska, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia
Museo Revoltela, Trieste, Italy
Norton Art Gallery and Museum, Shreveport, LA
Ro Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, San Jose, CA
Simic Galleries, Carmel, CA
Tivoli Gallery, Los Altos, CA

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