Samuel Butnik was born in 1920. He studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, OH. Beatnik's work can be found in many public collections, including at the Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH; and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO. Butnik died in 2004.
Bio updated as of 2023.