Jack Iowa (John) Lewis
(1912 - 2012)
Jack Iowa (John) Lewis was active/lived in Delaware, Maine. Jack Lewis is known for city-townscape and marine painting, serigraphs.
Biography Jack Iowa (John) Lewis
The following information was submitted October, 2002 by art writer Fred W. McCraw, Kansas City, MO, and updated September 2013.
John Iowa Lewis II (Jack Lewis) was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1912 and resides in York, Maine. He was named after his paternal grandfather and has written that he cannot account for the "Iowa" part of that ancestor's name. Though he painted extensively outside Delaware, he is heralded throughout Delaware as one of its most celebrated artists.
In 1936 he traveled to Dover, Delaware to join a CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp and document its activities. He remained in Delaware for many decades, living for forty years at Bridgeville. Jack painted many watercolor scenes of the beach town o
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