Discipline: Visual Art

Leonard Agrons

Discipline: Visual Art
MacDowell fellowships: 1968
Leonard Agrons (1929-2001) was an American sculptor. He studied his craft in schools in the U.S. as well as France. He worked in stone carving in Italy, Yugoslavia, and Japan and later taught sculpture at the Art Center of Northern New Jersey for 18 years.



Leonard Agrons worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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