Michael Ashkin

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Michael Ashkin was born in Morristown, NY, in 1955, and was educated at the Art Institute of Chicago. He began painting when he was 30, following an academic background in Arabic and Hebrew languages, and multiple jobs in teaching, computer programming, and investment banking.

Mr. Ashkin’s work has been shown at such New York galleries as Leo Castelli, Exit Art, and White Columns, as well as at venues in Chicago and California. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.