Martin Kaleja-Januv (1984-) was born in a Roma 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 Presov, in the field of design and woodcarving. Besides painting and drawing he keeps woodcarving, in which the religious motives dominate. The e-born documents the process drawing a portrait using the charcoal drawing techniques. Martin Kaleja-Januv works at the local elementary school in Jarovnice as a teacher’s assistant.
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