Chris J.T. Dixon, The Passage, Oil, 36 x 48 inches

Chris J.T. Dixon

Born: 1962, Hartford, Connecticut.
Landscape painter Chris J.T. Dixon graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 1987, and completed the school’s fifth year program in 1990 with a concentration in landscape painting. Chris was awarded the “Dana Pond Award” for painting in the 1990 Student Annual Exhibition.

In 1996, Chris attended the Rhode Island School of Design and studied illustration.
From 1998 to 2000, Chris traveled to China and Taiwan as a designer for Ghun Lin Enterprise co., Ltd.
Chris became an Elected member of the Lyme Art Association in 2002 and served on the board of directors from 2003-2005.

In 2003 and 2004, Chris enrolled in Plein Air painting workshops instructed by members of the Plein Air Painters of America.
In May of last year, Chris participated in the Wayne Plein Air Painting Festival hosted by the Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA.
This July, Chris will participate in the Easton Plein Air Painting Festival, Easton, MD.
His influences are Aldro Hibbard, N.C.Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, Winslow Homer, Childe Hassam.
“Most of my work is done on location, using direct observation of my subject. I enjoy the    challenge of completing a painting in the open air.”

 

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SHOWS AND EXHIBITIONS
LYME ART ASSOCIATION, ELECTED ARTIST SHOW, OLD LYME CT, MAY 2016, {SECOND PRIZE AWARD}.
SOUTHERN VERMONT ART CENTER, MANCHESTER VT WINTER MEMBERS SHOW JANUARY 2016.

GRANBY LAND TRUST SHOW, LOST ACER VINEYARD GRANBY CT, NOVEMBER 2015

ERIC SLOAN MUSEUM, ANNUAL SUMMER EXHIBITION, KENT CT, JULY, 2015

LYME ART ASSOCIATION , SUMMER EXHIBITION, OLD LYME CT, JULY 2O15
CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS 104TH EXHIBITION, MYSTIC ARTS CENTER, MYSTIC CT, JUNE 2015
WAYNE PLEIN-AIR PAINT FESTIVAL 9TH ANUAL EXHIBITION, WAYNE ART CENTER, WAYNE PA, MAY 2015
MARK TWAIN LIBRARY ANNUAL HOLIDAY SHOW, REDDING CT, DECEMBER 2014
SOUTHERN VERMONT ART CENTER, WINTER EXHIBITION MANCHESTER VT, JANUARY 2012
ACADEMIC ARTISTS ASSOCIATION 61ST ANNUAL NATIONAL EXHIBITION, AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, SPRINGFIELD MASS, MAY 2011
CONNECTICUT ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS,100TH EXHIBITION, MYSTIC ARTS CENTER, MYSTIC CT, JUNE 2011
HUDSON VALLEY ART ASSOCIATION, 80th ANNUAL EXHIBITION, LYME ART ASSOCIATION, OLD LYME CT, SEPTEMBER 2011