(1887 - 1963)
John Goss was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine. John Goss is known for illustration, design, marine, landscape.
Biography John Goss
The following, submitted May 2005, is from Penny Wise Kerns, granddaughter of the artist, who in her words "was lucky enough to live within walking distance of her grandparents house until their deaths."
John Goss was born in 1887 in Lewiston, Maine. He began his study of watercolor and drawing with Lewiston teachers when he was nine years old. His first exhibition as an artist was in the Art Exhibit at the Maine State Fair Grounds when he was twelve; and he exhibited watercolors every year at the Fair while in Lewiston. At age 18 he went to study at Rhode Island School of Design. He went to Boston in 1906, where for several years he shared a studio with type designer and illustrator, W.A. (Bill) Dwiggins.
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