(1916 - 1998)
Richard Gordon Packer was active/lived in New Hampshire, Massachusetts. Richard Packer is known for landscape.
Biography Richard Packer
Richard Gordon Packer (1916-1998) was from Lynn, Massachusetts. He graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 1934 and graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art in 1938. The teaching staff at that time included the noted sculptor Cyrus Edward Dallin, N.A. (1861-1944) and painter Ernest Lee Major (1864-1951).
For a period of time after graduation, Packer worked in the family laundry business and in his 30s began his career as a full time artist and art teacher. He opened his first gallery and art school in Marblehead, Massachusetts. In 1952 he traveled to the White Mountains of New Hampshire where he became reacquainted with a college classmate David Baker who had a gallery in Jackson. Encouraged by Baker's success, Packer op
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