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.
‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding. ~ Alice Walker
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?
Dean Mitchell – American West – Audio Tour
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This exhibition is sponsored in part by the Tallahassee Magazine, Bell & Bates Home Center, Lifesong, FSU College of Medicine, and The Gadsden County Times.
Gadsden Arts Center is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
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.
Dean Mitchell – Artist
Quincy, Fla. native artist, samples of some of his works.