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Leski Gets ANS Saltus Award
By Numismatic News
February 05, 2014

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The American Numismatic Society has chosen Pawel Leski to receive the its 2014 J. Sanford Saltus Award for distinguished achievement in medallic art.

Established in 1913, the Saltus Award is one of the most prestigious and coveted awards in the field, presented to artists who have produced an exemplary and influential body of work, according to ANS.

The award was limited initially to artists based in the United States, but since 1985 the award has been open to international competition.

Born in 1954, Leski studied architecture at Cracow Polytechnic before leaving his native Poland for Vienna to learn the art of medal making. When he returned to Poland in 1976, he concentrated his efforts on sculpture under Prof. G. Zelmy at the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts.

A reception and the award ceremony will take Feb. 20, starting at 5:30 p.m., at ANS headquarters in New York City. It will be followed by a panel discussion of the history of the award.

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