Arthur Kolnik was born in Stanislaviv (today Ivano-Frankovsk), Ukraine in 1890.
Jewish painter and printmaker. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow in the studio of Professor Joseph Mehoffer. The artist was mobilized to serve in the army during World War I.
Exhibited in the United States of America in 1921. Upon return Kolnik settled Chernivtsi.
In 1931 the artist moved to Paris. There he worked as illustrator. Tel Aviv Art Museum organized a major exhibition of works by Kolnik in 1968.
Kolnik died in Paris in 1972.
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