Jack Marlowe Wise
(1926 - 1928)
Jack Marlowe Wise was active/lived in Ontario, Iowa / Canada. Jack Wise is known for painting, printmaking, drawing, illustration, teaching.
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Biography Jack Marlowe Wise
Jack Wise B.F.A., M.Sc., R.C.A. (1926 – 1996)
"All my works are based on the calligraphic stroke … each stroke has its own energy …” Jack Wise (1995)
A prominent western Canadian painter, printmaker, draftsman, illustrator and educator, Jack Wise (aka: Jack Marlowe Wise) was born in Centerville, Iowa. He moved to British Columbia, Canada in 1963 and over the years lived in various places in the province such as Nelson, Cosy Cove (about 10 miles east of Vancouver), Texada Island, Denman Island and Victoria, where he died. He is the subject of an article in the Canadian Encyclopedia, his biography was in the Canadian Who’s Who for a decade, his works were shown in numerous important exhibitions, and his paintings,
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