(1884 - 1980)
Joseph Garlock was active/lived in New Jersey / Russian Federation. Joseph Garlock is known for naive-folk art painting, sculpture.
Biography Joseph Garlock
JOSEPH GARLOCK (1884 - 1980)
Joseph Garlock immigrated to New York from Russia and her attendant hardships in 1905. In America, his working life included repairing shoes, driving a privately owned bus and, finally, selling fruits and vegetables in his own small store in Bloomfield, New Jersey. In 1949 he retired from a lifetime of hardship and work.
With his children grown, Garlock found himself with free time on his hands, so with his wife Rose's encouragement, he traded in his cobbler shop and fruit stand for a brush and pallet. With the formal retirement of this Russian emigre, a unique American talent was born.
He spent time in Woodstock, staying in his daughter's cabin. Using enamel paints
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