Acrylic and latex on panel, Not For Sale
New Painting: Tom Bicak, Architect, acrylic and latex on panel, BIG. 36×48. He never drew a residence but concentrated on hospitals. His message to me, “It is your responsibility to make the brightest possible future for everyone.” Joe was born to Czech immigrants in Dodge, Nebraska, population 600. He was an exceptional student and graduated High School very early. He helped in the family businesses. He was a volunteer fireman and assisted the town Doctor with emergency calls. He enlisted in the Navy at the outbreak of WW2 because he liked the uniforms. Joe taught radio for the Navy at Northwestern University but eventually wanted to ship overseas. One day before shipping out of Bremerton, WA. on a submarine, he was flown to San Francisco and deployed to Eniwetok and the Bikini Atoll. A week after arriving back at home my Grandfather handed him the keys to their tavern, and he went to work. He quickly tired of the bar business and used his GI bill to enroll at the University of Nebraska. He had no idea what he wanted to do. He told his advisor that he liked to draw, then lied and told him he liked math. The advisor put him in the School of Architecture and Joe excelled. Joe’s greatest pleasure was spending time with his three sons. He was dedicated to creating the brightest possible future for them.