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Johannes Michalski

Johannes Michalski (c. 1936 – November 4, 2019) was a Belgian-born American painter. A double amputee, he painted by holding the brush with his mouth.[1][2]

Johannes Michalski
Bornc. 1936
Died (aged 83)
EducationAcadémie Royale des Beaux-Arts


  • Michalski, Johannes; Fryer, S. Deborah (2013). With a Brush in my Mouth: The Autobiography of Johannes Michalski. St. George, Utah: Synergy Books Publishing. ISBN 9781936434503. OCLC 858560055.


  1. ^ Louis, David (November 8, 2019). "Armless painter based in Southern Utah dies at 83". St. George News. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Passey, Brian (December 2, 2016). "Painter without arms reflects on a lifetime of art". The Spectrum. Retrieved November 14, 2019.