(1928 - 2018)
Jack Jordan was active/lived in California, Iowa. Jack Jordan is known for landscape, Old West, horses and Indian figure painting, newspaper staff artist.
Biography Jack Jordan
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Jack Jordan was raised on a farm near Des Moines, Iowa. At age 12, he took WPA art lessons and in high school studied commercial art. In 1946, he joined the Marines and then spent three years with carnivals as a magician.
He worked briefly in Iowa as a newspaper artist and then went to San Diego where he studied at the Coronado School of Art.
He also attended Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, paying his way by selling western paintings. In 1971, he studied in Mexico and decided to become a full-time painter with Old West subjects. He settled in El Cajon, California.
Peggy and Harold Samuels, Contemporary Western Artists
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