Dorothy Morgan | Leaning on the Paint

December 8, 2018 - March 31, 2019

Visual Arts Center | Contemporary Gallery

Enjoy a rare showing of South Dakota artist Dorothy Morgan’s paintings in her home state. To anyone who’s driven through rural southeastern South Dakota, Morgan’s paintings feel instantly familiar. In thick, satisfying paint, she captures the expanse of the sky, the shine of creeks and ditch puddles, and the texture of sparse trees and snow-covered fields. 

Dorothy Morgan, a South Dakota native, studied art at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Since 1987, Morgan has been represented by the John Pence Gallery in San Francisco, CA, where her paintings were sought after by art collectors from around the country. Morgan’s work has been featured in many publications, including South Dakota Magazine, Midwest Living and American Art Collector. Dorothy Morgan resides near Brookings, SD.  

Meet the Artist!

Gallery Talk: December 7, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. 

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