John Gurdon Brewster
April 11, 1937 - April 07, 2017
New York City, Ridgefield, Connecticut
John Gurdon Brewster, known as Gurdon, died Friday, April 7, 2017, following the road of recovery from a heart attack, and stroke in early February. He grew up in New York City and attended Collegiate School before enrolling in Exeter, New Hampshire. While at Exeter, he acquired a lifelong interest in sculpture and he continued this during his college years at Haverford, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
While attending Union Theological Seminary in New York, he studied with various individuals and institutions, including the Art Students’ League where he worked briefly with Jose de Creeft. During his senior year, he made a portrait bust of Reinhold Niebuhr, one of his teachers, which is displayed in the Union Seminary Library, New York City.
While at seminary, . . .