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A native of Maryland, he began a teaching career in Baltimore, heading the Art Department at Gilman School for 15 years. He then chaired the Art Department at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey for 23 years. In both schools he taught both Studio and Art History courses.
Garver's watercolors have been exhibited throughout the United States and have won many national honors including awards from the Salmagundi Club, Watercolor USA, Adirondacks Watercolor Annual, American Artists Professional League, Mystic International at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, Audubon Artists, and the Georgia, Louisiana, Taos, New England, and Pittsburgh Watercolor Societies. He has had more than a score of one-man shows, and his work is included in hundreds of private and corporate collections here and abroad.
Garver was featured in the December 1981 and July 2002 issues of American Artist Magazine; more than thirty of his paintings have been chosen for publication as greeting cards and calendar subjects.
Jack and his wife now live on Cape Cod where he continues to paint, drawing not only upon local scenes, but using material gathered from travels in other parts of the world for inspiration. He teaches some adult classes, conducts workshops and lectures on art history. .SOLD. If you would like to inquire about the availability of other works by this artist, please contact the gallery.