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Artist-in-Residence at Pasadena City College: Jack Zajac (1988)

Research guide dedicated to the current Pasadena City College Artist-in-Residence, and an overview of past Artists-in-Residence.

PCC Artist-in-Residence 1988: Jack Zajac

Jack Zajac
1988 Artist-in-Residence Poster

Bound Goat, Santa Cruz (1988)
43in x 20in x 13in.

Jack Zajac lecturing at PCC

About Jack Zajac

Jack Zajac (b. 1929 in Youngstown, Ohio) is a California-based sculptor who has worked extensively in Southeast Asia and Italy. Known for his expressionistic treatment of natural forms, his work is in many notable public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C. Over the course of his career, Zajac has held more than 75 one-person exhibitions at various international venues. Zajac's gift to Pasadena City College was a bronze sculpture, Bound Goat, Thursday, which is permanently located in the Boone Sculpture Garden on the PCC campus. A companion piece, Bound Goat, Wednesday, is part of the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden at UCLA.

Jack Zajac Artist-in-Residence podcast

One in a series of podcasts by Professor Sandra C. Haynes describing the Artist-in-Residence collection of fine art in the PCC Library and Boone Sculpture Garden of Pasadena City College.

"Jack Zajac made his reputation, in part, in the 1950's and 60's with the subject of the sacrificial animal."

Jack Zajac Artist-in-Residence video