Gary Welton – About the Artist

Gary Welton

Gary Welton was born in Brainerd, Minnesota. He was raised in a creative family environment of visual artists, singers and dancers. He received a BFA in studio arts from the University of Minnesota under the study of the New York School artist Peter Busa, Herman Somberg and Malcom Meyers.

Mr. Welton is the recipient of numerous awards and honors and his work has been selected for inclusion in the “Art in Embassies Program” in Reykjavik, Iceland. He is being reviewed by major museums and his work and process – focusing on painting directly from life, using dancers in motion as his primary subjects – has been featured in numerous articles, television and video productions. [read more]

Artist image & summary courtesy www.garywelton.com