For My Father
John "Jack" P. Zider

Brief Bio:

Born in Brooklyn NY 1927

Attended Arizona University at Tempe- Fine Arts

Studied 2 years at The Art Center in LA Calf 1949-1951

Studied 1 year, 6 months at Jepson Art Institute in LA Calf 1951-1952

Exhibitions Known:

"Artists Under 35"

The Jepson Institute, LA Calf., inclusive with works ofJackson Pollack and Paul Klee.

Joined North American Aircraft, Calif. as a designer in 1952

Hired in 1953 by Grumman Aircraft of Bethpage as an artist, became

A head designer in 1959 where he worked till his untimely death, April 19th 1963

at the age of 36

Following are samples of his Fine Art Paintings and work for Grumman Air Craft
Nassau Shores- 30.5 x 50.5 oil on masonite
The Great South Bay- 12 x 24 gouche on board
City Life- 30 x 40 oil on masonite (Exhibited at The Jepson Institute, LA, CA)
Reflections- 24 x 48 oil on masonite
Subway Stops- 30 x 42 oil on masonite
Jackie (wife)- 16 x 20 pastel on paper
The Relay Runner- 30 x 43 oil on masonite
Son of the Ocean- 30 x 40 oil on canvas

Grumman Air Craft graphics
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