(1905 - 1974)
Dwight Clark Shepler was active/lived in Massachusetts. Dwight Shepler is known for military action, portrait and landscape painting.
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Biography Dwight Shepler
A painter, educator, graphic artist and illustrator, Dwight Shepler was a Navy combat artist during World War II from 1942 to 1946 and was awarded a Bronze Star for his achievements. He served on a destroyer in the Pacific and recorded action there as well as the D-Day invasion in France, and from his observations, painted more than 300 combat scenes. Many of his war illustrations appeared in American publications including "American Heritage" and "Life" magazine.
After the war, he became a pioneering watercolorist and did many landscape scenes including the ski country in New Hampshire where he was a member of the Concord Art Association. He also completed numerous portraits, did habitat backgrounds for the Boston Museum of Science
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