Meadowlark Gallery: The Artist Biographies

William Joseph Schaldach (1896-1982)
William Joseph Schaldach was born in Elkhart, Indiana in 1896 and died in 1982. He was an etcher, painter, illustrator, and writer. Schaldach studied at the Art Students League and was the pupil of Harry Wickey. He was living in Connecticut in 1937 when he was invited by his friend, Ray Strang, the painter, to spend the winter in a cottage on Strang's ranch in Arizona. He returned to Connecticut and went back to Arizona as a winter visitor in 1948. For eight years, he wintered in Sasabe, Arizona and he made Arizona his residence in 1956. Schaldach's specialty was writing and illustrating wildlife subjects, both in his books and in articles in national magazines.
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