John Gardner Bozarth
(1917 - 2014)
John Gardner Bozarth was active/lived in Rhode Island. John Bozarth is known for sculpture, mobiles, weather vanes, teaching.
Biography John Gardner Bozarth
The following biographical information, submitted November 2015, is from Amy Shaw, daughter of John Bozarth.
My father was John Gardner Bozarth born February 6,1917. Originally from Springfield, Massachusetts, he lived much of his life in Rhode Island. He died last year. He rarely signed his work.
Self taught until he attended Rhode Island School of Design on the GI bill after WWII, he was in his thirties when he graduated. He was soon called back to fill a full-time teaching position.
He taught figure modeling into the early eighties. He was a very popular teacher and well thought of as an artist. He was very humble and not interested in showing or selling. As he aged, he did reluctantly agree to sell some pieces. Displaying 750 of 3157 characters.