Gerald (Jerry) Levey
Gerald (Jerry) Levey is active/lives in Connecticut. Gerald Levey is known for marine, coastal/seascape.
Biography Gerald (Jerry) Levey
The following biography is from the artist:
Gerald Levey was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1930. He grew up in Brighton Beach, overlooking the entrance to New York harbor and began drawing passing ships and watercraft at an early age. He developed his watercolor skills in high-school art classes, and painted scenes of the Brooklyn and Manhattan waterfronts.
In 1947, on his seventeenth birthday, he joined the Navy and spent the next four years as an enlisted man, serving in two Pacific fleet ships. In 1951, he won a fleet appointment to the Midshipman college program, graduated from Columbia University in 1955, and was commissioned as an Ensign in the regular Navy. After a year of service in a minesweeper, he volunteered for su
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