1948-50
Attends graduate school in printmaking at the University of Iowa, earning an MFA. Birth of second child, Marilyn. 

1950-54
Teaches briefly at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas NM, followed by almost four years at Mankato State College (now Minnesota State University at Mankato). Birth of third child, Jeremy.

1954-87
Teaches printmaking at Iowa State Teachers College (now University of Northern Iowa), Cedar Falls, except for 1960-61, when he serves as Department Head at the University of Omaha (now University of Nebraska at Omaha).

1967
Travels throughout Europe, then studies in New York at Pratt Graphic Arts Center.

1972
Awarded grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to live and study in London.

1983-84
Serves as Acting Head of the UNI Department of Art.

1988
Retires from teaching. Travels extensively in France, England, Greece, Australia, New Zealand and other locations. Moves to Arizona.

1991
Writes After Images: An Art Biography (privately published).

1992
Retrospective three-part exhibition is mounted at the UNI Gallery of Art, the James and Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts (Cedar Falls), and the Waterloo Museum of Art (Waterloo IA).
john page
American printmaker | chronology
 
John Page, Golden Rectangle IV (1971) 25 x 16 in, reduction color etching.
1923
Born John H. Page, Jr. in Ann Arbor MI. Grows up in the Detroit area, where his father is an architect.

1934-36
Lives briefly in Binghamton NY.

1936
Moves to Muskegon MI. Becomes interested in art during high school; graduates in 1940.

1940-42
Attends Minneapolis School of Art (now Minneapolis College of Art and Design) on an art scholarship.

1942
Attends Art Students League in New York briefly, then returns to art school in Minneapolis.

1943-45
Drafted into the U.S. Army, and is stationed for 2 1/2 years at Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada. While on furlough in 1945, marries Mary Lou Franks, whom he has known since high school.

1946-48
Attends University of Michigan, earning a BA degree with a major in design. Birth of first child, Jonathan.
All artworks on this website are copyright © by John Page
John Page, Green Theme (1956) 28 x 29.5 in, oil painting.
John Page (2008)
John Page, Doug Dancing (2005) 13 x 10.5 in, pencil and acrylic.
John Page, Roger’s Blowing Machine (1998), watercolor.
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