How do you become a successful artist? Figurative painter Dean Mitchell is a highly successful artist living and working in Tampa. He lays out the path to finding success as an artist, but insists nothing can be guaranteed. Produced in collaboration with Visit Tampa Bay, and directed by Video Shampoo, this film explores the point where art and business become one, with insight from the executive director of the Tampa Museum of Art, Dr. Michael Tomor. Art In Tampa introduces “Finding Success According to Dean Mitchell” the sixth and final in a docuseries of short films released throughout late 2022 and early 2023, revealing the stories of artists, organizations and communities in Tampa Bay. Written, Directed, Filmed and Edited by Video Shampoo Produced and Narrated by Michele Smith Aerial Cinematography by Kyle Klein Music: “Bazooka Jo” by Eaters “Pirsch” by Magnus Moone “Time Goes By (Deep House Version) by PNFA Learn more at https://tampaartsalliance.org#TampaArts#Artists#VisitTampaBay#Tampa#TampaArtsAlliance#localart
Dean Mitchell was born in Pittsburgh and the raised in Quincy, FL in 1956 by his grandmother Marie who worked in the tobacco fields ro support Dean…..learn more about Artist Dean Mitchell in this beautiful video.
Nationally known painter Dean Mitchell was inspired at an early age to become an artist, and he credits his maternal grandmother, Marie Brooks, for that. The artist is honoring her in a beautiful way that will continue for years to come. How?
Clip from a documentary that is being developed about artist Dean Mitchell, known for his figurative works, landscapes and still lifes. In addition to watercolors, Mitchell is accomplished in egg tempura, oils, and pastels.
52 for 150: What’s So Special About Dean Mitchell?
It’s week six, and to kick off Black History Month we’re taking a closer look at artist, Dean Mitchell.
Every object has a story, and stories build history. To celebrate 150 years of Kansas statehood we’re featuring 52 objects (or collections of related objects)-something new every Monday throughout the year-from the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 130-year-old special, and permanent collections, that represent our collective state history and cultural diversity. Your library’s commitment to collecting art and preserving local history makes it possible for users today and in the future to have immediate access to invaluable research material and cultural artifacts.
Quincy, Fla. native artist, samples of some of his works.
Watercolor artist Dean Mitchell is well known for his figurative works, landscapes and still lifes. In addition to watercolors, he is accomplished in other mediums, including egg temperas, oils and pastels. His works is an intelligent blend of craftsmanship with a rare understanding of visual magic that transcends what seems apparent to an understanding of what is real.