|Biography from Great Western Art Gallery, LLC:|
|Charles K. (Chuck) Danford was born in Denver in June 1941 and presently
lives in Littleton, Colorado. He is, professionally, a graphic
designer. His motifs include nature, mountains, rural landscapes,
flowers and wildlife. He paints the West in an impressionistic style in
watercolor with wet washes.|
Danford is a member of the Colorado
Watercolor Society; his juried exhibitions include pieces in the
Colorado Watercolor Society, Colorado Governor's Invitations Show,
Mountainside Art Guild, Colorado Artists Guild and the Aurora Artist
Guild. He has received awards and distinctions from The Art directors
Club of Denver, The Denver Advertising Federation, Print Magazines, CA
Magazine, The New York Art Directories Club.
native, Chuck Danford is widely recognized for his work in graphic
design. A graduate of the Colorado Institute of Art, Danford started
his career with work as art director at a Denver television station and
designer for the Denver Research Institute at the University of Denver.
In 1967, he co-founded Unit One, Inc., a graphic design studio. A past
president of the Art Directors Club of Denver, Danford is active in the
art community and has served on the Board of Directors for several
civic organizations. He has been painting professionally since 1998.
His work can be found in private collections and he is currently
exhibiting in a number of regional galleries.
concerned with the medium, the cause and effect, the actual application
of paint and the way colors interact when they make contact with the
paper or each other to stir the emotion of the observer. He views his
paintings as an opportunity to see subjects in another way. Each
painting evolves from a spontaneous beginning as a uniquely different
and powerful artistic expression.
His paintings stimulate and
entertain the viewers' imagination, offering a tranquil escape into the
shapes, colors and textures emerging from the paper.
feature a well defined image in the foreground and an impressionistic
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