About

David Dorrell has about 40 years experience in painting.  He and his lovely wife Diane are lifelong residents of New Jersey.

David Dorrell, Artist Résumé

David Dorrell began painting in oils at age 11 under the instruction of his grandfather, Ernest Dorrell (a graduate of the Philadelphia Academy of Art).  He continued painting through high school still learning all he could from his grandfather.  After graduating high school, Dorrell majored in fine art at Glassboro State College (now Rowand University) in Glassboro, NJ, for one year, then attended Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia, PA, for two years.  Switched to acrylic painting during his years at Hussian School of Art.  Currently Mr Dorrell has approximately 40 years of experience in painting, sculpture, wood carving, drawing, illustration and computer graphics.

Dorrell has had work exhibited in several group shows including:

    Glassboro Student Show (Juried)
    Hussian Student Show (Juried)
    Salem County Fair
    Three person show at Webster Wallnuts Gallery of Phila PA
    Atlantic City Boardwalk Art Show (Juried)
    Rittenhouse Square Arts Annual (Juried)
    Atlantic City Boardwalk Art Center National Art Exhibit (Juried)
    Salem Community College, NJ (Solo show)
    Salem County Arts Alliance Art Exhibits
    Society of New Jersey Artists Art Exhibits (Several Juried, Several Open)

Paintings by Dorrell have won many awards in South Jersey Artist Exhibitions.

Arts Related Experience
    Served on the board of the Salem County Arts Alliance
    Former Vice President of the Society of New Jersey Artists.  
    Sculpted clay works to act as molds for producing wood carvings
    Adult Set Design Advisor for Woodstown High School Drama Club
    Graphic Artist and Set Designer for The Asbury Players
    Graphic Artist and Set Designer for Act Out Theater

 


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