Painter and graphic artist John Clem Clarke was born in 1937 in Bend, OR. He received a BFA in 1960 from the University of Oregon in Eugene, OR. He has participated in various group exhibitions, including 22 Realists, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1970); Look Again, The Taft Museum Cincinnati, OH (1976;) Contemporary American Realism Since 1960, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1981); and Art After Art, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY (1994). Clarke died in 2021 in Keizer, OR.
Bio updated as of 2023.