WILTON, CT - JUNE 10, 2011- Rockwell Art Gallery in Wilton announces the opening of "Field Work" featuring plein air landscape artist Jack Vogler, Michael Garland, and Steven Stroud.
love of landscape painting made way for a prolific second career.
For the past ten years he
has devoted himself exclusively to gallery painting and plein Air landscapes.
landscape work is in the permanent collection of the Florence Griswold Museum
as well as hundreds of private collections.
He holds degrees from Drake University and the Art Center College of Design.
His enterprising twenty-five year career as an artist began when he served in the US Navy as a graphic artist and photographer.
Later, as an Illustrator he
landed jobs for covers of countless bestsellers, including books by Isaac Asimov, Stephen King, Clive Cussler, and John Sanford with special editions of works by Pearl Buck, John Cheever, William Faulkner, Joseph Heller, Joyce Carol Oats and William Styron.
corporate accounts have included; NBC
, Pepsi Cola
, General Electric
, Omega Engineering
and the Department of Defense
He is a past President of the Society of Illustrators and currently serves as a trustee and advisor to the Executive Board of Directors and has publicly lectured in many forums.
studio is located in the enormous sky-lit loft of a 135 year-old former factory located in view of the Housatonic River.