|Biography from Art and Antique Gallery:|
|Jerry Caron was born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, and lived in Connecticut for 30 years before moving to Virginia in the 1990's. He graduated, in 1963 from the Vesper George School of Art* in Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Caron worked for an international publishing firm until 1976 when he decided to pursue a full-time career in fine art. He studied privately with several nationally known artists that included Harvey Dinnerstein, Aaron Shikler, Burt Silverman, and Morton Kaisch at the Art Students League* in New York.|
For seventeen years Mr. Caron was a member of the faculty of the Lyme College of Fine Art, Old Lyme, CT, where he taught Drawing, Perspective, Composition and Design, Color Theory, landscape painting in Watercolor and Oil, Still Life Painting and Advanced Landscape painting. He served both as faculty adviser on the Board of Trustees, and as Dean of Students. In addition Mr. Caron has lectured and taught painting at numerous art organizations.
Mr. Caron's work has been featured on the cover of Yankee magazine, and his illustrations have appeared in the Time magazine Almanac, Backpacker magazine and a children's encyclopedia published by McGraw Hill. In the late 1980's Mr. Caron was featured in 26 television programs produced by Storer Cable of Connecticut. The programs were Watercolor landscape demonstrations. For four years Mr. Caron taught on-site painting workshops in Booth Bay Harbor, Maine, and taught and lectured throughout New England.
Mr. Caron has been an artist member of the Salmagundi Club*, NY; the New England Watercolor Society, MA; the Providence Watercolor Society, Rl; The Copley Society*, Boston; The Hudson Valley Art Association*, NY; and the Artist's Fellowship, NY.
His work has been exhibited in national shows, and in numerous one-person shows since 1976. A portrait of retired Florida Congressman Sam Gibbons was recently installed in the foyer of the twenty six story, Sam Gibbons Federal Court house in Tampa, Florida. A larger version of the portrait is scheduled to hang in the Ways and Means Committee room of the U.S. Capitol.
Marietta College, Marietta Ohio, National Juried Show
The Copley Society, Boston, Ma., Members Show
The Hudson Valley Art Association
Mystic Marine Art Gallery Invitational
Slater Museum, Norwich, Ct., Annual Juried Show
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lynrie, Ct.
Manchester, NH Institute of Arts and Science
Ct. State Capitol, Ct. Artists Invitational
Choate Rosemary School, Wallingford, Ct,
Old State House, Hartford, Ct.
Alexey Von Schjipjje Museum, Univ, of Ct, Invitational
The Airlje Environmental Center, Warrenten, Va., Invitational
The Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
Gibbons & Co., Washington, D.C.
Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, De.
Ken Davies & Friends, Greene Art Gallery, Guilford, Ct
University of Southern Florida
Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse, Tampa, Fl,
Salmagundi Club, New York, N.Y.
The Providence Watercolor Club, Providence, R,I,, Members Show
The New England Watercolor Society, Boston, Ma., Members Show
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