Glen Lapekas (1948-1976)

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Glen Lapekas was born on August 15, 1948, in Kalamazoo, Florida, and died on March 31, 1976. At the time of his death, he was completing his studies in fine arts at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
During his four years in Atlanta, Lapekas became well known for his work as a sculptor and potter. While his life and career were short, he showed promise, receiving awards from the Georgia Artists Show and the Piedmont Art Festival.
His porcelain work Bowl is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Sanchez, Corina. "Glen Lapekas (1948-1976)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 12 January 2016. Web. 10 April 2021.
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