Howard Koslow
American 1924 - 2016

Howard Koslow was awarded an Art League scholarship to Pratt Institute in New York, graduating in 1944. He then served as an apprentice to Jean Carlu, the French poster artist in his New York City studio. Koslow went on to study painting at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and continued his studies in graphics at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has traveled extensively as a participant in the United States Air Force Historical Art Program, contributing many paintings that are now part of the Air Force Permanent Collection exhibited at the U.S. Air Force Academy and The Pentagon. Many of Koslow's paintings commissioned by NASA are on exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C. and the NASA Art Gallery, Kennedy Space Center. He has been commissioned by The National Park Service and The United States Coast Guard to create paintings for their historical art collections. In 1991, Koslow was elected to membership in the Society of American Historical Artists, an organization dedicated to the preservation and portrayal of historical truth through art.