Leroy Hackett Jensen
(1927 - 2005)
Leroy Hackett Jensen was active/lived in British Columbia, New York / Canada. Leroy Jensen is known for figure and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Leroy Hackett Jensen
Canadian born and raised in China, Japan, and Vancouver, Canada, Leroy
Jensen was a figure and landscape painter and also an art
teacher. He studied at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen and in
Paris with Andre L'Hote.
In 1954, he settled in Vancouver, where he opned his own painting
studio and taught at the University of British Columbia. He
belonged to the Limners, a Victoria-based group of artists who gathered
for social and discussion purposes. Among his special artist friends
were Jack Hardman, Peter Aspell, David Marshall, and George Fertig.
His mediums were oil, pastel, gouache and graphite. Later in his
career, he moved to Salt Spring Island, one of the Gulf Islands between
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