Vesper george school of art


A Boston art school, incorporated in 1924 in the Back Bay section of the city near the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, it operated until 1983. The School was named for Vesper Lincoln George (1865-1934), plein-air painter in Massachusetts and outspoken advocate for arts education. Curriculum focus was on commercial art and fundamentals such as drawing, design, color and varied mediums, and by 1930, the school had 18 instructors. Alumni include John Nesta, Bill Everett, John Terelak and Robert McCloskey. Source: Vesper George School Catalogue;; AskART biography of Vesper George.