John "Jack" P. Zider
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
"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
*Grumman Artwork now in the permanent collection of
The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, Washington DC.
Following are samples of his Fine Art Paintings and work for Grumman Air Craft