(1908 - 1995)
Gershon Camassar was active/lived in Connecticut. Gershon Camassar is known for farm landscape.
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Biography Gershon Camassar
The following biography is based on information provided by Todd Camassar, the grandson of Gershon Camassar.
Gershon Camassar was essentially a self-taught artist, but received much support and helpful criticism from Robert Brackman, who was famous for his Rockefeller-family portraits, and Lars Thorsen of Noank, CT.
Gershon, nicknamed Gersh, was born on a farm in Columbia, Connecticut in 1908, the son of Russian immigrants. He was fascinated with all of the different tasks involved in operating a farm, particularly during the winter months, and this interest in variety and challenge directly carried over to his art. He showed an interest in art while in school, and began painting at age 17, but he painted only as a hobby beca
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