Artist of the moment……….Douglas Dean Ohlson


Douglas Dean Ohlson was an American painter renown for his blend of geometric abstraction and using a bright palette. Douglas Dean Ohlson was born in Cherokee, Iowa in the year 1936. Ohlson attended the University of Minnesota.

He was born during the Great Depression and his father was a farmer. Ohlson attributed his bright acrylics palette on the flat landscape and colorful skies he saw as a child.

Ohlson was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. He also won an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Douglas Dean Ohlson passed away in 2010.

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In this clip we view an actress walking through some of Douglas Dean’s Ohlson’s work and sharing her emotions with us. Ohlson worked on a large scale using acrylics in most works:



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