(1924 - 2009)
Marvin Mangus was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Alaska. Marvin Mangus is known for painting-Alaskan views, landscape.
The following, submitted October 2004, is written by Donald H. Mangus, son of the artist
Marvin Mangus: Alaskan Geologist and Landscape Painter
Marvin Dale Mangus began longing to see Alaska when he was a high school student in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He first saw the Brooks Range as a young geologist in 1947, and has painted his impressions of Alaska, ever since that first year.
In high school Mangus was interested at pursuing an art career, but as the Depression lingered on, he studied geology at Penn State. At Penn State, he was also a member of the men's gymnastic team, medaling in the 1945 AAU Gymnastics Championship, in rope-climbing. In the late 1940s and early 1950s Mangus studied landscape painting in Washin ... Displaying 750 of 2178 characters.