Jason Jessie Emerson Herron
(1900 - 1984)
Jason (Jessie) Emerson Herron was active/lived in California, Colorado. Jason Jessie Herron is known for Art-deco public sculpture.
Biography Jason (Jessie) Emerson Herron
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.
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 Ga
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