Vesper George School of Art

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The Vesper George School of Art in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, closed in 1983. For many years the school contributed to the Boston art community, training many talented artists, many of whom are still active in both commercial art and fine arts. In addition to training artists, it served to allow many artists to maintain a living as instructors while they were building their careers.


The school's alumni include:

  • Amy Dacyczyn, author, The Tightwad Gazette[1]
  • Edmund V. Gillon, Jr., architectural photographer and author.[2]
  • Bill Everett, comic-book artist, creator of the Sub-Mariner
  • Vernon Grant, comic-book writer-artist, The Love Rangers
  • Robert McCloskey, children's book author-illustrator, Make Way for Ducklings
  • Jan Miner, actress, "Madge" in Palmolive TV commercials
  • John Terelak, Impressionist painter
  • Gale Fulton Ross, American visual artist
  • Robert Douglas Hunter, American Realist painter
  • Charles Alexander Couper, Canadian painter
  • John Nesta, plein-air landscape and marine painter, Rocky Neck Art Colony
  • Judith Gorgone creator Planetpals, Illustrator, artist, designer
  • John Wagner Hallmark artist and creator of cartoon character Maxine
  • Paul Mc Cobb Mid Century Modern furniture designer
  • Henry E McDaniel watercolor artist, landscapes, salmon fishing scenes
  • Samuel Petrucci, Graphic Designer and Illustrator, original designer of GI Joe
  • Bill Tomlinson Creative Director and Designer Brand Image Development online and offline. [3]


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Coordinates: 42°20′46.67″N 71°4′46.44″W / 42.3462972°N 71.0795667°W / 42.3462972; -71.0795667