Biography: Ivan Olinsky Ivan Olinsky (1878 - 1962) was born in 1878 in Elizabethgrad, Southern Russia and moved to New York in 1890 with his parents.  As a young man in New York, Olinsky studied at the National Academy of Design and also at Art Students League, eventually teaching at both...... read more


An early California oil painting by Ivan Gregorewitch Olinsky, titled The Iris Dress