Dolores Beaufield Alton
Dolores Beaufield Alton is active/lives in Louisiana, New York. Dolores Alton is known for abstract expressionist painting.
Biography Dolores Beaufield Alton
The following biographical information has been provided by Deirdre Erin Alton, the daughter of the artist.
Dolores Beaufield Alton(American, 1927- ) is a bold and inventive painter, and a member of the "second generation" of Abstract Expressionists, although she has never allied herself with any particular movement or category. Born in New Orleans, Alton studied with John McCrady before moving to New York in the late 1940's. Although sketching and painting since childhood, her formal art training started at the Art Students League of New York in 1945. "I loved studying at the Art Students League, it changed my whole perspective on art." says Alton, "But I was so poor I couldn't afford a whole month of classes.
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