Jack Coggins

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1911 – 2006

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Who was Jack Coggins?

Jack Banham Coggins was an artist, author, and illustrator. He is known in the United States for his oil paintings, which focused predominantly on marine subjects. He is also known for his books on space travel, which were both authored and illustrated by Coggins. Besides his own works, Coggins also provided illustrations for advertisements and magazine covers and articles. During World War II, he served as an artist and correspondent for YANK magazine, capturing and conveying wartime scenes from the front lines. Over the course of his career, Coggins produced more than 1,000 paintings and taught art classes for 45 years. He retired in May 2001 and died at his home in Pennsylvania in January 2006.

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Born
Jul 10, 1911
London
Also known as
  • Jack Banham Coggins
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Art Students League of New York
  • Roslyn High School
  • Grand Central School of Art
  • Imperial Service College
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
Died
Jan 30, 2006
Berks County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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