(1914 - 2001)
Burgess Dulaney was active/lived in Mississippi. Burgess Dulaney is known for naive sculptor-clay and mud objects.
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Biography Burgess Dulaney
This information, submitted December 2004, is from Terry Nowell, Austin, Texas art collector of self-taught art, especially the mud sculpture of Burgess Dulaney. His sources are family and personal friends of the artist. Nowell also wrote the essay October 2003 in St. Louis for the catalogue for the Retrospective showing of Dulaney's sculptures "Mississippi Mud - The Creative Life of Burgess Dulaney".
Burgess Dulaney was born 16 December 1914 just outside Fulton, Mississippi and continued to live on the family property his entire 86 years, dying there 27 June 2001. He spent his life farming simple subsistence crops and had no formal art training, no schooling and never learned to read or write.
He began to fashion clay o
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