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Jade Fon

 (1911 - 1983)
Jade (Woo) Fon was active/lived in California.  Jade Fon is known for town-harborscape, animal and genre painting, teaching.

Jade Fon

Founder of a well-known watercolor workshop in Asilomar, California, Jade Fon  became a California plein-air* painter whose work combined Oriental influences and regionalism called "California Style*."  His subjects range from cityscapes to wildlife in natural surroundings.  In the art world, he was called "Jade Fon", although his full name was Jade Fon Woo.

He was born in San Jose, California and was raised in Winslow, Arizona and attended the University of Arizona at Flagstaff before continuing his higher education at the University of New Mexico.  In the 1930s, he moved back to California where he attended the Art Students League in Los Angeles and exhibited with the California Water Color Society*.&n  ...  Displaying 750 of 2864 characters.

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About  Jade Fon

Born:  1911 - San Jose, California
Died:   1983 - Bakersfield, California
Known for:  town-harborscape, animal and genre painting, teaching