Vibrant landscape by artist Joseph Parker (American, 1930-2009). Parker was born in Stropkov, Czechoslovakia. He studied art in Sydney, Paris, then Israel. He encountered spiritual leader, the head of Jain Buddhism, Krishnamurti, which greatly influenced his art. He moved to San Francisco in 1977 where he exhibited his work in numerous galleries and museums, he is recognized as the founder of the Visionary art movement. Signed: "J. Parker" lower left. Unframed.