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About the Artist:
Dalton completed The Art Institute of Chicago’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Programs in 1974. He entered Southern Illinois University’s Graduate Program in 1976. That year, in conjunction with the local school district, he began “an artist in residence” in East St. Louis, Illinois and in St. Louis, Missouri. He has received a number of prestigious awards and commissions throughout his career.

Daltons work has been described as follows:

• “Dalton Brown (artist in residence) has brought us into a world full of mystery which is yet, somehow familiar. His drawings, studies and his finished paintings are complex and sophisticated works as inventive in form as they are beautiful in their abstraction of human form. His exciting compositions are enhanced by a very rich use of color which through the mood it evokes, slowly draws from one’s non-cognitive responses in which a kaleidoscope of thought and feelings are called upon”. By Luba Ross CURTAIN CALL St. Louis

Artist Statement:
" There is a breadth and width that embraces knowledge of how one applies a medium as a means to communicate both a visual idea and the feeling that surrounds it. "

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