Paul Damon: Landscape Painter

Artist's Biography

Paul Damon grew up in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, after spending three years in Germany. He was a sergeant in the 101st Airborne Division stationed in Kentucky and Alaska. In 1981, he earned a bachelor's degree in Biology and Organic Chemistry from Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin, and went on to receive a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota in 1993.

Paul was a partner in Damon and Nadenicek Landscape Design in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was also a project designer with Moriarty/Condon Landscape Architecture and Planning in Minneapolis. He served as lecturer and adjunct faculty in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Minnesota, teaching drawing, drafting, and design.

Paul taught himself to paint by researching traditional methods in the University library and copying works by other accomplished artists. He has been painting professionally since 1996.

Paul has been married to lawyer and gardener, Susan, since 1988. They live in a bungalow in St. Paul with their feline friends. In their spare time, Paul and Susan enjoy landscaping their urban lot with native Minnesota plants to attract migratory songbirds.

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