Jonsson, Lars O(ssian) 1952-
JONSSON, Lars O(ssian) 1952-
Born October 22, 1952, in Stockholm, Sweden; son of Sven (in business) and May (a textile artist; maiden name, Gustavsson) Jonsson; married Ragnhild Erlandsson (a midwife), 1985; children: Martin, Viktor, Rebecka, Matilda. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Hobbies and other interests: Music.
Home—Norrgarde, Hamra, S-62010 Burgsvik, Sweden.
Artist and writer, 1971—. Exhibitions: Work is regularly exhibited in North America and Europe.
Society of Wildlife Artists (England), Society for All Artists (England), KRO.
Received an honorary doctorate.
(And illustrator) Birds and Light, translated by David A. Christie and Erik Hirschfeld, A. and C. Black (England), 2002, Princeton University Press (Princeton, NJ), 2003.
Author of Birds of Europe with North Africa and the Middle East. Contributor of paintings to field guides for European bird watchers.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
A book about the Siberian tundra.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Booklist, February 15, 2003, Gilbert Taylor, review of Birds and Light, p. 1027.
Library Journal, April 15, 2003, Kraig A. Binkowski, review of Birds and Light, p. 80.