Jack (John Edgar) Lembeck (born in 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an American painter and sculptor known for his Abstract Illusionism paintings and installation art.
One of the most applauded of the abstract illusionists in the 1970s and 1980s, Lembeck usual a BFA from Kansas University and an MFA from Yale in 1970, where he remained as an bookish in Yale's art department until 1972. Lembeck then standard a career in SoHo, Manhattan as a professional artist, exhibiting his paintings in the same way as the Louis K. Meisel Gallery and nationally and internationally. His works are included in the permanent collections of the Guggenheim Museum, The Phoenix Art Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Orlando Museum of Art, among others.
In 1994, Lembeck in collaboration following Jeremy Gardiner and Susan Banks, established LANDMIND to create a method for artists to become an influential and integral part of Miami's ever evolving mood by providing a forum of collaboration in the midst of artists, students and community members to portion ideas, design and slay environmental art projects. Two key projects were the Brittle Star Park project at Miami Dade Community College and a project named Windscape in Bayfront Park, Downtown Miami, Florida.