Dix Baines is active/lives in Colorado. Dix Baines is known for fish and mountain-landscape painting.
A resident of Parker, Colorado, Dix Baines has been an avid fly fisherman who loves bravura brushwork which he applies to his landscape paintings, many of them plein air and expressive of his awe for the totality of his environment. His style combines abstraction and realism and often depicts fishing-genre subject matter.
In 1996 and 1997, he was an Arts for the Parks Top 100 selectee, and this recognition became a defining moment to launch his career when his painting of a cutthroat trout won a $7500. price. The piece was purchased by Yellowstone National Park and has led to further commissions.
Baines grew up in Denver, the son of a physician. Although he was expected to become a professional, his early bent was for drawin ... Displaying 750 of 3611 characters.