Gary Jurysta

"Shadow Play" Pastel Toned Geometric Structural Painting, 1971



Acrylic and Wood


Pastel tonal painting stretched over triangular-shaped structures to create a unique structural sculpture. Some of the panels are flat and others have triangular-shaped panels that are face in different directions. The artist signed, titled and dated the back of the work.

Artist Biography

Gary Jurysta graduated from Butler Area High School in 1955. After serving four years in the US Navy he earned a degree in Art Education from Edinboro State University. Additional degrees were earned at the University of Pittsburgh and at Brooklyn College in New York City. Over the years Mr. Jurysta worked in several galleries and was a professor at universities in Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina and Rhode Island. He and his wife June Edwards, also an artist, lived in New York City for twenty years and now reside in Pittsburgh.


H 45 in. x W 75 in. x D 5.5 in.