Paul Chelko (1935-2007)

Paul Chelko was born in 1935. He painted for more than forty years in Atlanta, where he exhibited at the High Museum of Art and taught at Emory University. His works can be found in the private collections of Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson, musician Frank Sinatra, and talk-show host Oprah Winfrey. Chelko died of Non-Hotchkins Lymphoma in 2007.
Chelko's mixed media piece Still Life Complex is part of Georgia's State Art Collection.
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Brady, James, and Kayla Foley. "Paul Chelko (1935-2007)." New Georgia Encyclopedia. 21 July 2017. Web. 11 October 2018.
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