Roscoe Jesse Carver was born in Washington on Dec. 31, 1896. After graduating from the University of Washington, Carver moved to San Francisco where he studied at the CSFA, Rudolph Schaeffer School, and with Armin Hansen in Monterey. From the 1930s to the 1950s he produced representational watercolors of the San Francisco Bay area while working as art director of the McCann-Erickson Company. Upon retirement, he moved to Santa Barbara where he exhibited into the 1960s. He died there on Jan. 11, 1982.
Member: Santa Barbara AA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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