John Carter Shryock
(1914 - 2007)
John Carter Shryock was active/lived in Pennsylvania, North Carolina. John Shryock is known for painting, graphic art, writing.
Biography John Carter Shryock
Born in Frostburg, Maryland, December 31, 1914, John Carter Shyrock began painting very early and by the age of 20 was studying at the Art Students League in New York City under Thomas Hart Benton, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Harry Sternberg, George Grosz and Alexander Abels. His early prints and drawing, circa 1935, often depicted scenes in New York City. These works exhibit the influence of Benton and Sternberg in particular, but they also reflect the regionalist qualities of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) artists.
After the Art Students League, Shryock returned to Maryland until the unset of World War II. He served five years as an infantryman in the 45th Infantry Division in Europe rising to the rank of Captain a
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