JEROME HENRY ROTH  (1918-2008)

JEROME HENRY ROTH (aka JERRY ROTH, JEROME HENRY ROTHSTEIN), at the age of 16, became the youngest member of the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project in New York City.  He designed posters for tourism and culture, many of which are in the collection of the Library of Congress.  Roth worked as an assistant to the Bauhaus artist Herbert Bayer.  Following his Air Force service in World War II, and his subsequent career as a graphic designer, he enjoyed a long career as an artist, with solo shows in New York, Boston and Miami.  His work is included in the collection of the Wolfsonian—Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida.