WILLIAM FREDERICK JARVIS (1868 - 1944)
W. Frederick Jarvis was born in Monroe County, Ohio. Jarvis was a landscape painter, potter and art educator. He studied at the Art Students League in New York and in Munich, Germany with Franz Mueller.
In the early 1920s, Jarvis moved to Dallas, Texas, which eventually became his lifetime home base. He opened his studio in Bush Temple, and taught at the Merdick Fine Art School, he also displayed his art pottery. Between 1926 and 1927, he relocated to New York City, and there was a member of the Society of Independent Artists. This period was followed by a brief time in San Antonio and then re-settlement in Dallas.
Affiliations also included the Paint and Palette Club of Washington DC, and the Southern States Art League.