Martin Kaleja-Januv (1984-) was born in a Romani settlement in Jarovnice where he lives. His relation to fine arts was built during his years in elementary school, under the guidance of Art Education teacher, Jan Sajko. He continued his studies at the Secondary School of Arts in Prešov, in the field of art carving. Besides painting and drawing he keeps woodcarving, in which the religious motives dominate. Martin Kaleja-Januv works at the local elementary school in Jarovnice as a teacher’s assistant.
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