Oldrich Teply

Oldrich Teply

Instructor at Art Students League

Location:
215 West 57th Street, New York City, New York, United States
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(212) 247-4510

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The Art Students League of New York | Instructor Bio

Oldrich Teply
The Art Students League of New York | Instructor Bio The Art Students League of New York Oldrich Teply Oldrich Teply has said, ÜArt is the embodiment, not of sheer internality, but of the self's whole being in the world. here is no dichotomy between the inner and outer world within which the artist lives…no cleavage between the knower and the known. ÜArt as a frame of reference, as a mode of apprehension, is inclusive of being (existence) and becoming (growth and change) and is therefore absolutely essential to our development as whole selves and not to be considered frivolous and thereby relegated to a less important role in education.¹ Mr.Teplyäs class is for both adults and teenagers. Using a structured approach to the craft of art, Mr.Teply encourages an atmosphere of openness and engagement, allowing freedom for individual expression. Mr.Teply has won numerous awards including the Strathmore Paper Award, which underwrote a traveling exhibition of his work. He received an award from the Portland Art Museum, in Portland, Oregon, which has a close working relationship with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mr.Teply is represented in many public and private collections. he U.S. Air Force commissioned him to paint four murals for the Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas.

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Oldrich Teply has said, "Art is the embodiment, not of sheer internality, but of the selfâs whole being in the world.There is no dichotomy between the inner and outer world within which the artist lives - no cleavage between the knower and the known.Art as a frame of reference, as a mode of apprehension, is inclusive of being (existence) and becoming (growth and change) and is therefore absolutely essential to our development as whole selves and not to be considered frivolous and thereby relegated to a less important role in education."The Teply class (both adult and teen) invokes this atmosphere of openness and engagement in a structured approach to the craft of art as well as a freedom for the individual expression of the artistâs vision.Mr. Teply has won numerous awards including the Strathmore Paper Award which underwrote a traveling exhibition of his work.He received an award from the Portland Art Museum, in Portland, Oregon, which has a close working relationship with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.Mr. Teply is represented in many public and private collections.In 1954 the US Air Force commissioned him to paint four murals for the Wichita, Kansas Air Force Base.Oldrich Teply has successfully combined a career in fine arts with another as art director and illustrator for a host of prestigious clients including Time magazine, Omega Watch Company, C. E. Lummus, Mobil Oil Company, Ciba-Geigy, Channel 13, Irving Trust, Gulf-Western, and Continental Insurance.

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