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Johnston, Rhode Island
phone 401-231-4540

Rhode Island College — Professor Emeritus and lecturer
University of Missouri — Alma Mater


Allan Stone Gallery, NYC
Spiva Center for the Arts, Missouri


Edwin Dickinson: Dreams and Realities – (contributor)
The collaborative effort of Douglas Dreishpoon (Curator of 20th-Century art, Albright-Knox Art Gallery), Mary Ellen Abell (Assistant Professor, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York), and independent American art historian and expert Francis V. O’Connor, Edwin Dickinson: Dreams And Realities showcases the life and work of Edwin Dickinson (1891-1978), a representational painter best known for his abstract expressionist landscapes, nudes, and still life paintings. An informative monograph details Dickinson’s more than 35 years as a very highly regarded and influential American painter.

Video Documentary:

“Don Smith: Painter”, by Equinox Video (Cranston, RI) — Produced by Lawrence Budner of Rhode Island College (retired).