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The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Daniel Paul Hoffman wrote
I’m so sorry for your loss regards to the Gerard family. Jonas was a real living inspiration to all of us Will be missed greatly.
Krystal Nichole Goldsmith wrote
This pains me in a way I can’t quite describe… Jonas changed mine & my family’s lives forever and I can’t really wrap my mind around him being gone. My condolences go out to his family & staff, he will be forever missed & loved beyond words .
Julie Mark Dobson wrote
I’m so very sorry. The world lost a beautiful soul. Grateful I was able to speak with him privately and watch him paint live. Blessings of peace and love to family and friends who loved him.
Peter Glasser wrote
It is so sad to hear of his passing. We went to his gallery several times and will always remember how nice he was to take time to talk and to take photos with my wife and friends. Our best wishes to his family and friends. RIP Jonas.
Emily Greene wrote
So very sad to hear this. I had visited his studios several times and had enlightened conversations with him. He allowed me to name one of his pieces “Wild Ocean “ which is something I will always treasure. RIP Jonas, you touched my life and you will definitely be missed.
Jen Michelle wrote
I am so sorry to hear this. My deepest condolences to family and staff. The River Arts District will never be the same. Jonas was the best!
Pam Odom Fisher wrote
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. We were very lucky to have met Jonas at the gallery. He was always so full of life and loved showing his work. We have one of his prints and will always cherish it.
Kez Vadila wrote
I only met him once, and we talked a while, he was wonderful and an inspiration to me. I shall never forget him. I am so sorry.
Laine Morgan wrote
I am so sad to hear of this loss. I cherish one of his aprons covered in paint that he signed for me several years ago. Meeting him was remarkable. I will remember him fondly as an artist and a generous human being.
Sachin Dennis Dsouza wrote
Really a sad news , He’s been a great inspiration to many abstract artists…. We will truly miss him , R.I.P Jonas. May your abstract journey continue in Heaven.
Bonnie Perlin wrote
So sorry. I had the pleasure of meeting Jonas and visiting his beautiful studio. He will be missed.
Candi Koonce wrote
I’m so sorry. He was a wonderful man and a great inspiration. I met him while doing art fairs in Chicago. He was so amazing to talk to. I won’t forget him. Peace. Hugs.
Carolyn Marie Vitzthum Gomes wrote
It was on my bucket list to go and meet him someday. I’ve been a fan from California for several years now. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Such a huge loss for the artist community.
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