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 Jason (Jessie) Emerson Herron  (1900 - 1984)

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Lived/Active: California/Colorado      Known for: art-deco public sculpture

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Starting in 1925 and extending through the 1940's, Jason Emerson Herron was among the leading women sculptors of California.  She was especially active in Southern California during the WPA era, and her Art Deco style sculptures can be found in many public buildings and monuments.  With her colleague, Henry Lion, [1900-1966] she created the Art Deco figure, Power of Water for Lafayette Park in Los Angeles.

Herron was born in Denver, Colorado in 1900.  After earning her degree from Stanford University, she studied at the Academie Colarossi in Paris.  She also studied at the Los Angeles County Art Institute, the Otis Art Institute, the University of Southern California and privately with Merrell Gage and F. Tolles Chamberlin.

From 1945-on, she became increasingly active in promoting the artistic culture of Los Angeles.  For many years, she was on the Board of Governors of both the Los Angeles County Art Institute and the Otis Art Institute.

Herron's sculpture may be found at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and in many public buildings in southern California including South Pasdena High School, Belmont High School and Santa Monical High School.

Unmarried, she died in Ventura, California in 1984.

EXHIBITIONS
California Palace Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1929, 1945
National Academy of Design, 1944, 1945
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1944
Medalic Art Society, 1938
Golden Gate Exposition, San Francisco, 1939
Art Institute of Chicago, 1932
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1925, 1928-1932, 1937, 1940, 1943
California Art Club, Los Angeles, 1927-1938, 1943, 1944, 1945 (prize)
Painters & Sculptors Club, Los Angeles, 1928-1932, 1937
Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, 1945
San Diego Fine Arts Society
Los Angeles County Fair, 1934 (prize)
Los Angeles Art Association (medal)
Society for Sanity in Art, 1945 (prize)
Ebell Club, Los Angeles, 1935 (prize), 1939 (prize)

Sources include:
Falk, Peter H., Who Was Who in American Art (1999)
Hughes, Edan Milton. Artists in California, 1786-1940 (1989)
Moure, Nancy, Southern California Art (1984)

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