Described as a "realist with a Slavic feeling for color and a considerable talent for caricature," artist Eugene Dyczkowski's memorable work ranged from: bucolic landscapes to Depression-era scenes, figure studies and abstract paintings. He was the founder of the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo.
Memories of growing up on Buffalo's East Side in the 1940s-50s.
He was a part of the second great African American migration to the north who built a creative and spiritual life; along the way he documented the life of his community.
The Congressman, traveler, farmer and writer is remembered.