John Luke vs Craig Newmark

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Net worth 2018
$1.31 Billion
Sculptors
Industry
Technology
Belfast
Residence
San Francisco, California
Irish
Country
United States
19/01/1906
BirthDay
06/12/1952
February 4, 1975
Died On
Slade School of Fine Art
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, Case Western Reserve University; Master of Science, Case Western Reserve University
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1999

Interestingly, his landscape ‘The Bridge’, which fetched £41,500, was the highest price ever quoted at an auction of his paintings, in 1999, in London

1978

In 1978, his creations were exhibited at the Ulster Museum, in association with the Arts Council of Ireland, which included a short monograph recounting his life and career authored by John Hewitt

1975

He passed away on February 4, 1975, in Mater Hospital

1959

As a great sculpturist, he carved two coats of arms for Governors of Northern Ireland – Lords Wakehurst in 1959 and Erskine of Rerrick in 1965

1951

He came into international limelight when he painted a mural in the City Hall’s dome, depicting the history of London, to mark the celebration of the Festival of Britain in 1951

1946

He put up his first one-man exhibition of his 85 artworks at the Belfast Museum and Art Gallery (now Ulster Museum) in 1946

1940

His sculpture ‘Head of a woman in profile’ (1940) is a perfect example of direct carving of Yorkshire stone

1934

Some of his distinguished paintings are ‘Connswater Bridge’ (1934), ‘The Road to the West’ (1944), ‘The Old Callan Bridge’ (1945), and ‘The Dancer and the Bubble’ (1947)

1933

In 1933, he displayed his artworks with the Northern Ireland Guild of Artists and at the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA), Dublin

1931

He returned back to Belfast in 1931, and took up teaching at Belfast College of Art, where he earned recognition for his composed nature and structured lifestyle

1930

In October 1930, two of his paintings—‘Entombment’ and ‘Carnival’—were put on display at Leger Galleries

1928

Even though John Luke wasn’t fond of painting self portraits, he created ‘The Tipster’ (1928), a larger depiction of imaginative illusionism which was pictorially descriptive of the term ‘tipster’

1927

In 1927, he was awarded the Dunville Scholarship, through which he traveled to London to study fine art painting, sculpture, and drawing at the Slade School of Art, under the guidance of prominent art teacher, Henry Tonks

1925

He lost his job in 1925, and this enabling him to attend day classes through Sorella Scholarship

1920

He completed his education from Hillman Street National School in 1920 and started working as a riveter at the Workman and Clark Shipyard

1906

John Luke was born on January 19, 1906, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to boilerman James Luke and Sarah

2017

" His foundation also donated $1 million in 2017 to the news organization ProPublica

2016

In 2016 Newmark joined with the progressive RAD Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies (founded by Democratic Party stalwart Stefan Hankin) to commission a poll examining user perceptions about social media conflicts during the 2016 election year

2015

In 2015, Variety (magazine) reported that he contributed to the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton

2014

In 2014 he was one of 60 Democratic Party donors who urged the creation of a system of public election funding

2011

In 2011, he introduced craigconnects to support non-profits and other organizations "that get things done on a sustainable basis

2006

In 2006, he donated $10,000 to a non-profit group, NewAssignment

1993

In 1993, he moved to San Francisco to work for Charles Schwab, where he was introduced to the Internet—which at that time was still commercial-free

1971

In 1971, he graduated from Morristown High School and thanks to scholarships, attended college at Case Western Reserve University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in 1975 and a master of science degree in 1977

1952

Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based international website Craigslist