Jack Wiberg was born in Wilmington,
Delaware. He is a
graduate of The University of Delaware, Bethel Theological
Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and holds a graduate degree from
Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
As a child he attended art class at the Delaware Art
Center. There he came
in contact with the work of Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and Frank
Schoonover, who became his boyhood heroes.
Mr. Wiberg studied privately with Sylva Fernandes of New
Bedford, Massachusetts, who taught a Boston University and the
Swain School of Art. He has also attended Workshops with Charles Vickery, James
Iams, Dennis Pannett, and Roger Dellar.
Wiberg's exhibitions have included solo shows in Somerset,
Massachusetts and dual and solo shows at Bristol Community College
in Fall River, Massachusetts.
He has exhibited in outdoor shows in Rhode Island,
Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia and Delaware.
In October of 2001 Mr. Wiberg was featured in a
solo show in the Gallery on the Green, Rehoboth Beach Delaware.
In the fall of 2000 Mr. Wiberg was in a dual show "Artists at
Sea", in the Artworks Gallery of New Bedford,
Massachusetts.He regularly shows his work at the Rehoboth Art League and
Sussex County Arts Council. In
1996 he was one of six artists invited to exhibit in the Designers
Show Case in Lewes, Delaware.
In 1997 he was one of six marine artists invited to exhibit
at the Peninsula Gallery in Lewes. Since 1993 he has been an invited artist participating in the
Mid-Atlantic Maritime Festival in St. Michaels, Maryland.
He has also exhibited in the Southeastern Marine Art
Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. In
April 2003, will be featured in a solo show at the Peninsula
Gallery in Lewes, Delaware.
Wiberg had two paintings exhibited in the 1996-97 national show of
The International Society of Marine Painters.
His work was also exhibited in the society's
1999 show in Cleveland, Ohio.
He also had two paintings exhibited in The Mid-Atlantic
Regional Show of The American Society of Marine Artists in 1997
through April of 1998, and the society's
regional show in Hagerstown, Maryland in 2002. He
was also invited to paint a local Garden during the Lewes,
Delaware Garden Show. His
work, in this show, received a purchase award.
Among his many commissions Mr. Wiberg painted the Portrait
of the tall ship H.M.S. Bounty for the Chamber of Commerce of Fall
Wiberg is a professional member of the International Society of
Marine Painters. He
is a past member of the Board of Directors of The American Society of
Marine Artists and a Mid-Atlantic Representative for the Society.
Mr. Wiberg is a Member of the Rehoboth Art League and The
Sussex County Arts Council.
Wiberg is represented by the Marietta Gallery in Somerset,
Massachusetts, The Peninsula Gallery in
Lewes, Delaware, and the Step Above Gallery in
His work is in the Fall River Maritime Museum and private
collections across the country.
30 through May 31, 1999 Mr. Wiberg exhibited his watercolor
paintings in the Ventures Gallery of The Rehoboth Art League.
Mr. Wiberg's painting of "The Kalmar Nyckel"
appears on the cover of the Lewes, Delaware Chamber of Commerce
and Visitors Bureau guide to events and activities for the year