John Bannon was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland. John Bannon is known for classical realist landscape, portrait and still life painting.
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John Bannon earned an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and had seventeen years of study with Anne Didusch Schuler.
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For 12 years, he was a student and associate of Jacques Maroger, Director of Laboratories of the Louvre, Pres. Society of Restorers of France, Knight of the Legion of Honor.
Awards: Purchase prize, Corcoran Gallery of Art; purchase prize, the Pennsylvania Academy of Art; The Henry Walters Prize, Maryland Institute of Art; Purchase Prize, The Easton Academy of Art, Easton, MD
Commissioned portraits include: General George C. Marshall, The Pentagon, Washington, DC; Pope John XXIII, The Archdiocese of Baltimore; Sen. George Mac Mathais, (R.M.D.): Congressman Dan Daniel;(D.M.D.); Congressman Bill Nichols, (D.AL); Judge Edward A. Beard, Superior Court, DC; and many other distinguished citizens.
Exhibited in more than 27 galleries and presented about 35 solo exhibitions over a career of more than 45 years.
Co-founder of Dorchester Art Center, Cambridge, MD: Co-founder of The Six Realists Gallery, Baltimore, MD, Member of Oil Painters of America.
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