Henry Elinson

Элинсон, Генрих Давыдович

Painter, graphic artist

Born St. Petersburg, 1935

Died Pacific Grove (Ca), 18 January 2010


Elinson studied philosophy and pedagogy, worked for many years as a speech therapist with mentally handicapped children. In the 1960ís he became involved with the nonconformist art circles and underground. He immigrated to USA in 1973, where he worked at Yale University and taught Russian for many years at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California.