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artist , educator , entrepreneur , painter

Len Z. Garon, American artist, painter, educator, entrepreneur. Recipient House of Heydenryk award National Arts Club, 1978, Dawson award Philadelphia Watercolor Society Annual, 1981, Travel award Washington Square Art Exhibit, New York, 1981, numerous others.


Garon, Len Z. was born on August 31, 1945 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Son of Bernard I. and Helene P. Garon.


Bachelor, University Colorado, 1967. Master of Public Administration, University Colorado, 1969. Student, Pavel Kontny, 1974.

Student, Myron Barnstone, Copley, Pennsylvania, 1990.


Personnel officer, Denver General Hospital Mental Health Center, 1969-1973;instructor, owner, Danburry Associations, Paoli, Pennsylvania, 1973-1977;artist, art instructor, Len Garon Studio, Paoli, since 1976. Lecturer art National Association Artist Materials Trade Association, since 1989, American ArtistMag. workshops, 1996. Instructor How to Paint and Market Your Art workshops, internationally and at McKinley Museum and Massillon Art Museum.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to American Artist magazine, Watercolor 90 magazine. Paintings have appeared in Preview magazine. Exhibited in shows, including Knoedler Galleries, New York City, 1976, Art Expo, N.y.

      C., 1979, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1982. Also more than 80 one-man shows. Works in collections at Bell Telephone of Pennsylvania, Radio Corporation of America Corporation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, International Business Machines Corporation, New York, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, others.

      Also private collections. Numerous commissions.


Member Pastel Society of America, American Watercolor Society (associate), Allied Artists of America (associate), Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Sketch Club, International Society Artists, Art Students League of New York.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: karate, skiing, swimming.


Married Jane Ellen Harris, July 3, 1971. Children: Jason Harris, Stephanie Rebecca.

Bernard I.

Helene P. Garon

Jane Ellen Harris

Jason Harris Garon

Stephanie Rebecca Garon