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 Jack Meanwell  (1919 - 2005)

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Lived/Active: Ohio / Canada      Known for: abstract landscape and figurative painting

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
From Canada, Jack Meanwell became an artist of landscape and figurative work in styles ranging from totally abstract to realist. He has spent over 25 years as an instructor in the community education program at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and, while living in Cincinnati, has maintained a studio in an 1818 mansion called Elmwood Hall in Ludlow, Kentucky. He and his wife spend their summers in Canada.

Meanwell grew up in Windsor, Ontario, across the river from Detroit, and attended the Detroit Art Academy and the Society of Arts and Crafts. The Depression was raging, so he shifted his energies to commercial art at a technical school. During World War II, he was in the Royal Canadian Air Force and instructed ground crews about radar. In 1945, he joined Greenhow Art Studios, which handled the advertising for Ford and Chrysler, but he found that work boring and un creative. So he and his wife and son drove to Cincinnati, where Meanwell became half-owner with his father-in-law of Wallingford Coffee Company. That endeavor lasted until 1972, when he turned to full-time painting and the instructorship at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.

Source: Jack Meanwell, Exhibition catalogue from Ran Gallery in Cincinnati.

The following information was provided by Jay Pattison, registrar, Permanent Collection, Cincinnati Art Museum:

Sadly, Mr. Meanwell passed away on June 7, 2005, at the age of 86. 

Meanwell is represented in the permanent collection of the Cincinnati Art Museum by four works:  two paintings, one drawing, and one color lithograph.

Incidentally, I had the privilege of getting acquainted with Jack Meanwell while taking a figure drawing class he taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.  He was an exceptionally warm and generous person, as well as a wonderful artist, and he is remembered with great fondness by many people.

Jay Pattison


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