Asa Cheffetz

American , 1897 - 1965

Illustrator, engraver, etcher and block printer Asa Cheffetz was born in Buffalo, NY in 1897. He studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts under Philip Leslie Hale and at the National Academy of Design in New York City. He also studied with Ivan Gregorevitch and William Auerbach-Levy. His prints include “Distant Haze” and “Reflections In Crystal”, among many others.

Cheffetz was a member of the California Printmakers Society, the National Academy of Design, the Philadelphia Watercolor Club, the American Artist’s Congress in New York City and the Audubon Artists in New York City. His exhibitions and awards include a prize at the International Bookplate Competition at the Los Angeles Museum of Art in 1934 and the Eyre Gold Medal at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1928.
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