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Dale Payson Paintings

American

Dale Payson’s still lifes are larger than life—she paints fruit and flowers larger than they are in real life. By subtly flattening perspective, Payson brings the background forward to create a powerful statement. Payson’s use of color is unbridled, bold and refreshing. Payson studied extensively at the School of Visual Arts in New York and eventually taught at this prestigious institution. Before painting became her sole ambition, Payson was a freelance book illustrator and has more than 25 books to her credit. Payson also studied under Robert Kulick, one of the most innovative and influential picture frame designers in the United States. Payson was most impressed with his small still lifes that would showcase his frames and were displayed regularly- a single pear, flowers, dollar bills. Payson continues to consider him as one of her greatest influences. After a 16 year stint of living in Manhattan, Payson moved to Columbia County and eventually had a small studio built across from her house. Without the cacophony of city life to distract her, Payson plunged into painting the beauty that surrounded her country home. Flowers, fruits, cows and houses became her new comforts, as well as the subjects of her paintings. Having experimented with watercolors, pastel and even hooking rugs, Payson eventually settled on the palette knife as her preferred tool and oil as her chosen medium. Payson manipulates the knife, creating texture and layering that allow her vibrant, yet whimsical colors to dance on linen. 20 years ago, you would have discovered an entirely different body of work by Payson at Frank Peseckis’ Five Points Gallery located in Old Chatham, NY. In those days, Payson explored trompe l’oeil as her genre; a technique focusing on a kind of realism so lifelike that an optical illusion becomes part of the viewer’s experience. One subject she returned to was the frame of a larder, well stocked with freshly hunted game. When fruit and flowers entered her sphere of influence, Payson continued to pursue exactness with the palette knife – bold colors and realistic images dominated the space. Recently, however, Payson’s work has taken on a more ethereal quality. Flowers and pears live in the environment and become the subject of their gravity. Payson claims that a recent abstract painting workshop with Jenny Nelson, who also exhibits with Carrie Haddad Gallery, has expanded her interest in this kind of personal expression. While Payson continues to paint from still lifes, it appears that now she is more able to interpret it. Payson has won numerous awards from many shows and exhibitions, among them the Greenwich Art Society and the renowned Salmagundi Club in New York. Payson’s work hangs in many corporate and museum collections including Nabisco Foods, Dunkin Donuts and the University of Minnesota’s Kerlan Collection.

(Biography provided by Carrie Haddad Gallery)
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Artist:Dale Payson
Floral Bouquet (Lively Still Life Oil Painting of Flowers on Canvas)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Oil painting on canvas, unframed 32 x 27 inches This still life oil painting of a bouquet of vibrant lilies, roses and irises was painted by Hudson Valley-based artist Dale Payson. ...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Payson Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Limes (Impressionistic Still Life Painting of Green Fruit on Yellow Tablecloth)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of green limes on yellow tablecloth oil on canvas 36 x 36 inches Pale yellow painted sides Signed, lower right This luscious fru...
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2010s Modern Dale Payson Paintings

Materials

Panel, Canvas, Oil

Fruit Bowl Still Life II (Square Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Oil painting on canvas, unframed 20 x 20 inches This still life oil painting of a fruit bowl was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Dale Payson. The lime green, pale peach, orang...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Payson Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil

Pears II (Impressionistic Fruit Still Life Painting of Chartreuse Yellow Pears)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of five chartreuse yellow pears oil on board 20 x 20 inches White painted sidesSigned, lower right This luscious fruit still life...
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2010s Modern Dale Payson Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Panel

Pears (Impressionistic Fruit Still Life Painting of Chartreuse Yellow Pears)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Impressionist style still life painting on canvas of five chartreuse yellow pears oil on canvas 20 x 20 inches White painted sides Signed, lower right This luscious fruit still li...
Category

2010s Modern Dale Payson Paintings

Materials

Canvas, Oil, Panel

Sunflowers in Beige Vase (Vertical Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
Oil painting on canvas, unframed 24 x 20 inches This still life oil painting of vibrant yellow sunflowers in a vase was created by Hudson Valley-based artist Dale Payson. The range ...
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2010s Contemporary Dale Payson Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Vase Still Life with Pink Apple (Modern Impressionist Still Life Oil Painting)
By Dale Payson
Located in Hudson, NY
oil painting on canvas 20 x 20 inches unframed This modern impressionistic still life painting was made by Hudson Valley based artist, Dale Payson, in 2017. Here the artist paints a...
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2010s Impressionist Dale Payson Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

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Brown Cow (Impressionistic Animal Painting of a Cow on a Green Farm Landscape)
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Pears I (Modern Impressionist Fruit Still Life Painting of Two Green Pears)
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Apples (Small Square Fruit Still Life Oil Painting of Red Apples in Wood Frame)
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Pear (Modern Impressionistic Fruit Still Life Painting of Light Green Pear)
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Bowl of Figs (Small Fruit Still Life Painting of Red & Green Figs in Wood Frame)
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Fruit Bowl Still Life (Still Life Oil Painting on Canvas)
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