John Leonard Checkley
(1922 - 1991)
John Leonard Checkley was active/lived in California / New Zealand. John Checkley is known for Bay Area scene painting, commercial art, graphics.
Biography John Leonard Checkley
The following was submitted by Mary Davis who wrote: "In the early 1970's I purchased a painting in Mr. Checkley's shop down by the San Francisco wharf. On the back of it, he attached a biographical sketch that included his picture. In its entirety it is as follows:
New Zealander John Checkley, A San Franciscan since 1955, enjoys a well-deserved reputation for his charming water colors, which capture the ever-changing moods of the Bay Area. Now he has developed a unique style in acrylics, gaining immediate recognition for himself and winning an enthusiastic following in art circles across the nation.
Checkley completed his schooling in New Zealand's St. Andrews College and went on to major in art at the University of New Z
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