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Bogusław LUSTYK

Kentucky Derby

"… Churchill Downs and The Festival Gallery announced yesterday that they have selected equine artist Boguslaw Lustyk of Louisville as the official 1998 Kentucky Derby artist.

Lustyk, a native of Poland, will be the second person to fill the post in the Downs' licensed The Art of the Kentucky Derby Series. LeRoy Neiman began the series last year with his "Derby Day Paddock" painting.

Lustyk will design posters, tickets and program covers for next year's Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. His equine works, consisting of oil, pastels, drawings and sketches, will be on exhibit in a one-man show at the Kentucky Derby Museum from April to June. The show's center piece will be his paintings for the Derby and Kentucky Oaks.

124th Kentucky OaksLustyk's work has been exhibited in more than 60 solo and group exhibitions in Europe, Australia and the United States. He was artist in residence at the Kentucky Horse Park in 1995-96..."

The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY
The 124th Kentucky Oaks, pastel, 1998
The 124th Kentucky Derby, pastel, 1998

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