VERNON KERR, painter of luminous seascapes and landscapes as well as still life painter, worked in his own studio-gallery for twelve years in Mendocino, California, and then built another at Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where he lived for four years. As a teenager, Kerr followed the example of the Old Masters and apprenticed for four years to Leon Franks. After studies in the Orient as a Navy illustrator, in the Los Angeles Art Center, and with Sergei Bongart, Vernon operated his own art gallery in Laguna Beach. He also joined the Laguna Art Festival, and taught classes for several years. Kerrs creations embraced seascape, landscape (including snow and desert), still-life, floral, portrait, figure and wildlife. His ambition....Freedom to paint anything, anywhere, any time. "Painting is not fun unless I am learning something new, and Nature is my greatest teacher." He is listed in Davenports, Askart & more. Biography courtesy of Askart.