(1911 - 1979)
John Pike was active/lived in Wisconsin, New York, Massachusetts. John Pike is known for sea-landscape, illustrator, genre.
John Pike was a student of Charles Hawthorne and Richard Miller. In 1933, he went to Jamaica, W.I., married and had one son. After painting, doing advertising for the rum industry, designing stores, nightclubs, theaters and painting murals, the artist returned to this country in 1938 to exhibit. Since then he has had over fifty four one-man shows.
After pilot training, Mr. Pike served in the Psychological Warfare Branch in Egypt and Italy. Then to the Philippines where he transferred to the Combat Art Section, Corps of Engineers, heading the unit to record U.S. occupation of Korea in 1945. These paintings are in the Historical Properties Section of the War Department.
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