ALFONSE BORYSEWICZ

Alfonse Borysewicz (born April 27, 1957) is a Brooklyn-based painter. He received his B.A. from Sacred Heart Seminary and M.A. from St. John’s Provincial Seminary. He later attended the Studio School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (1982–1984). He is the recipient of two fellowships from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (1987, 1992) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (1995). Gregory Wolfe, an editor at Image, calls Borysewicz "one of the most important religious artists since the French Catholic Georges Rouault.