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Jon Francis

 (born 1940)
Jon Francis is active/lives in California.  Jon Francis is known for plein-air landscape, wood carving.

Biography   Jon Francis

Jon Francis was born and raised in Laguna Beach, California. Educated at the Art Center in Los Angeles, he studied painting under Lorser Feitelson. As an art director in New York and in San Francisco, he both painted and carved in wood before returning to a full-time painting career. He lives and works in Stinson Beach, northern California.

"Every day I am inspired by the beauty of West Marin. My first impression is always the light. The morning and evening light define the landscape and, sometimes, actually become an element of the landscape. Whatever my subject, I try to make the light, or the light source, the dominant element. I also work with the "negative space," the area that surrounds and defines the object, t   ...  Displaying 750 of 1524 characters.

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