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George Ronald La Vanish Edit Profile

artist , illustrator , publisher

George Ronald La Vanish, artist, illustrator, publisher. Named Artist of Year, Whitetails Unlimited, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, 1992. Member Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania Fish Commission; Member Pennsylvania Outdoors Writers Association, National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, American Wild Turkey Society, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Audubon Society.

Background

Vanish, George Ronald La was born on March 24, 1953 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States. Son of Richard Lysle and Nancy Jane (Anderson) LaVanish.

Education

AS, The Art Institute of Chicago of Philadelphia, 1974.

Career

Graphic artist, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1974-1985;freelance artist, University Park, since 1976;senior illustrator, Health Research Board Systems, State College, Pennsylvania, since 1985. Member honorary art board National Hunting and Fishing Museum American, Meyersdale, Pennsylvania,1991-.

Works

Membership

Member Pennsylvania Game Commission, Pennsylvania Fish Commission. Member Pennsylvania Outdoors Writers Association, National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, American Wild Turkey Society, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Audubon Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, photography, traveling.

Connections

Married Jannette Arlene Ober, April 6, 1974. Children: Timothy, Kristin, Beth.

father:
Richard Lysle LaVanish

mother:
Nancy Jane (Anderson) LaVanish

spouse:
Jannette Arlene Ober

children:
Timothy Vanish

Kristin Vanish

Beth Vanish