Oil on Panel
11 x 14 inches (framed to 16 x 19)
Jerry Caron was born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated as a graphic artist in 1963 from the Vesper George School of Art, Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Caron worked for Prentice-Hall Publishing until 1976 when he changed course to pursue a full-time career in fine art. He studied privately with several nationally known artists including Harvey Dinnerstein, David LefTel, Aaron Shikler, and Morton Kaisch at the Art Students League in New York.
For 17 years Mr. Caron was a member of the faculty of the Lyme College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, Connecticut, teaching Drawing, Perspective, Composition and Design, 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 for the Lyme Academy. In addition, Mr. Caron has lectured and taught painting at numerous art organizations.
Mr. Caron has been an artist member of the New England Watercolor Society, The Providence Watercolor Club, The Copley Society of Boston, The Hudson Valley Art Association, Salmagundi Club of NY, and the Artists Fellowship, NY.
His work has been exhibited in national shows and over 30 one-person shows since 1976. He recently completed a life-size portrait of retired U.S. Congressman Sam Gibbons, of Florida, that is scheduled to hang in the U.S. Capitol.