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artist , educator

Doug Dawson, American artist, educator. Founding board directors Denver Art Students League, since 1986. Member Pastel Society of America (award), American Watercolor Society, Pastel Society Southwest, Knickerbocker Artists.

Background

Dawson, Doug was born on August 23, 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph P. and Sara (Dove) Dawson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Macalester College, St. Paul, 1966. Postgraduate, Drake University, Des Moines, 1969.

Career

Teacher, Denver public schools, 1969-1975; art instructor, Colorado Institute Art, Denver, since 1978; art instructor, Denver Art Students League, since 1986; professional artist, Wheat Ridge, Colorado, since 1975. Instructor workshop Academy Art/Hatterman Institute Art, Suriname, South America, 1989,Museum Don Quixote, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Frye Museum, Seattle, 1989, Saks Gallery, Denver, Ventana Gallery, Santa Fe, 1996, Telluride (Colorado) Art Gallery, Corpus Christi (Texas) Art Connection Gallery. Author: Capturing Light and Color with Pastel.

Membership

Founding board directors Denver Art Students League, since 1986. Member Pastel Society of America (award), American Watercolor Society, Pastel Society Southwest, Knickerbocker Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: woodcarving, electronics.

Connections

Married Susanne Lyall Kemper, November 1965. Children: Nathan, Jenny.

father:
Joseph P. Dawson

mother:
Sara (Dove) Dawson

spouse:
Susanne Lyall Kemper

children:
Nathan Dawson

Jenny Dawson