Jack Eastman Brown
Jack was an Island visitor from the 1960’s and eventually became a resident of Nantucket in the 1970’s. He was educated under a full scholarship at the Kansas City Art Institute, studying under notable instructors such as Thomas Hart Benton and Fletcher Martin.Moving to California in the 1940’s, Jack continued his studies at the Chounard Art Institute with Nicholai Fetchin and Lorin Bartin - some of the most highly respected artists of their time.
Jack exhibited on Nantucket at the Barker Gallery, Easy Street Gallery and Robert Wilson Gallery. In addition to painting, he taught many classes and served as President of the Artist’s Association of Nantucket for several years. His work is in many collections both on-island and abroad.
The father of Debbie Sosebee, his work now comes from the family’s private collection. A very limited number of originals will be released. In addition, there are several of his images available in gicleé format, which are embellished by Debbie and will be a signed and numbered for an edition of only 100.