(1906 - 1988)
Gerhard H. Bakker was active/lived in Wisconsin / Germany. Gerhard Bakker is known for blockprints, landscape painting, printmaking, photography, teaching, regionalism.
Biography Gerhard Bakker
Born to Dutch parents in Germany, Gerhard Bakker studied and taught at Gewerbeschule in Solingen. In 1930, at the age of 23, he moved to Milwaukee. He subsequently studied under Gerrit V. Sinclair at the Layton School of Art. As the Depression deepened in the United States, he joined the faculty of the Layton School of Art and started the Photography Department. Bakker also lived and shared studio space in the Plankinton Avenue Art Colony during these same years.
Bakker was involved with the Public Works Arts Project in 1933-34. In 1934 he studied at the Broadmoor Art Academy in Colorado Springs under Boardman Robinson, Ward Lockwood and Tabor Utley. After returning to Milwaukee, he was a mechanical engineer at the A.O Sm
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