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The Artist’s Journey and the Angel Statue

“The Omi Angel” Dear All, At this time of year,  I always like to reflect on my grandmother (we called her Omi) and how Dan began the journey of his art career. I should say how it began in earnest–he … Continue reading

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The Farewell Ride on the Becky Thatcher

Hello everyone, “The Becky Thatcher Underway on the Connecticut River”-Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom Inspiration for this painting came from where? Simply put…Dan needed the Becky Thatcher as the subject for his next painting. This composition was … Continue reading

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How Winter Inspired “Winter’s Magic on the Marsh” and a Poem “Dust of Snow”

Hi all, We are galloping toward Christmas and more snowy days….. “Winter’s Magic on the Marsh” So where did the inspiration for this composition develop? On a January morning, after a light snowfall, Dan was out and about photographing the … Continue reading

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“Snowbound” poem by John Greenleaf Whittier Matched with Oil Painting “Winter on Ashlawn Farm” by Daniel S. Dahlstrom

Hi all, Love pairing up Dan’s work with a poem, and discussion of his inspiration in creating a particular painting. “Winter on Ashlawn Farm” (Connecticut) On a day, filled with the cold air of winter, Dan and I headed out … Continue reading

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Art and Poetry, Inspiration, “Roses on the Kitchen Table” and a poem by George Eliot

Hi all, “Roses on the Kitchen Table” an oil painting on linen by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Chester, Connecticut Artist “So where does Dan get his inspiration for his paintings?”, a question that we are frequently asked. Sometimes it is as … Continue reading

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“Winter Shadows on Ingham Hill” Transports You to Another Time and Place

Hi All, What happens when you gaze upon a piece of art? Let’s say a painting for example. Are you transported to another time or to another place? And what feelings do you find yourself having-happy, sad, angry, peaceful or … Continue reading

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Inspiration for the Oil Painting “Winter’s Night in New England” Coupled with Poem by Robert Frost “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

Hi all, Very brisk November day here in Connecticut, and Dan is heading to Cranston, RI to deliver (3) paintings to the Fine Art Gallery for their upcoming Holiday Show. Updates on what is happening in the world of Dan’s … Continue reading

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Pratt-Wright Gallery, “Red and Yellow Umbrellas” and Poem “I Saw from the Beach” by Thomas Moore

Hi everyone, Happy November–it’s a good month, my birthday, my son’s birthday and Thanksgiving. Let the festivities begin. Dan has some of his work in a new gallery to us-the Pratt-Wright Gallery in Groton (Noank section of Groton), Connecticut. One … Continue reading

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“Gardens at Parmelee Farm” a Fine Art Oil Painting and Poem by Robert Frost “October”

Hi all, Been some interesting October New England days here…..windy, rainy and crisp air. Today leaves falling, air is crisp, and a little bit windy, but the sun is creating a wonderful golden hue on the trees—Dan not able to … Continue reading

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Art Exhibit by Daniel S. Dahlstrom and “Meet and Greet” at Essex Library Association in Essex, CT and Poem “The White Birds” by Yeats

Hi all, New exhibit happening, for Dan, at the Essex Library in November 2014. Particulars following: “At Alert” A Fine Art Oil Painting by Daniel S. Dahlstrom, Chester, Connecticut Artist Art Exhibit by Daniel S. Dahlstrom (Featuring Oil Paintings/Pastels of … Continue reading

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