Family of SLO County artist John Landon wants to create a local tribute in his honor
On Sunday, friends and family of renowned artist John Landon came together to honor his life through a memorial service. Now, they’ve set up a GoFundMe page with hopes of honoring the life he led in the art community.
Landon, well known for his “California expressionism” style, died Wednesday at age 68 after being injured in a car crash near Avila Beach two weeks earlier.
“His passing was a shock to us, as it was to everyone else,” his son, Simon Landon said. “He gave his
In 2003, John Landon created this painting to be used on T-shirts for the Dinosaur Caves Park grand opening in Shell Beach.