JERRY CARONwas born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts. After graduating from the Vesper George School of Art, Boston, Mass., he worked for a major publishing firm in Connecticut. In 1976 he decided to pursue a full time career in fine art. By 1978 he was on the faculty of the Lyme College of Fine Art, Old Lyme, Ct. where he spent 17 years teaching painting in Oil and Watercolor. His work has appeared on the cover of Yankee magazine, in the Time magazine Almanac, and in a child's encyclopedia published by McGraw-Hill. His illustrations have appeared in Backpacker magazine. In the mid 1980's he appeared in a series of 26 television programs produced by the Storer Cable Network, the program was titled the "Wonder of Watercolor." His work is represented by several galleries, and he painted a life size portrait of former Florida Congressman The Honorable Sam Gibbons. The portrait now hangs in the library at the University of Southern Florida, which was founded by Congressman Gibbons. A smaller version of the portrait hangs in the foyer of the Sam Gibbons Federal Courthouse in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Caron continues to paint in his favorite locations the West of Ireland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Connamara Light - Oil - 18 x 24- $2,200.00
Camoflage - 12 x 24 - Oil - $3,000.00
Antique Blue and White - 16 x 20 - Oil - $1,800.00
North Capitol Street - 12 x 16 - Oil - $1,400.00
Church at Lamy, N.M. - 11 x 14 - Oil - $1,200.00
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