Art Category: Birds, Horses, Landscapes, Native American, Portrait/Figures, Ranching, Rivers/Fish, Sporting Art, Still Life, Wildlife, and Oil Painting
Dawn Normali has a passion for life which she expresses through Oil Painting utilizing bold strokes of brush and palette knife with rich colors and dramatic lighting. From her home in Estes Park, Colorado; she draws inspiration from living amidst The Rocky Mountains. Preferring Oil Painting in the Plein Air style, she illustrates; positive spirit, and fluidity of urban and country settings. Dawn graduated with a degree in Fine Art from the University of Northern Colorado, she also studied at Loveland Fine Art Academy, Art Students League Denver, and with numerous well-
known national contemporary artists. She shares her love and knowledge of painting with students in class and private settings.
Dawn has achieved Juried recognition in many venues including: People’s Choice Award “Winter Begins” 2004 Cultural Arts Council, Estes Park, Colorado, The Roman Kelly Award “Old School House” Deselms Fine Art 2008, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Artist’s Choice “Fences” Deselms Fine Art 2010, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Channel 9 News, Denver, Colorado, Estes Park Art Market Poster Artist 2015, Western Light Show, Earthwood Collection, Estes Park, Boulder, Colorado, A One Woman Show, Deselms Fine Art, Cheyenne, Wyoming and Framed Image showings, Denver, Colorado, and the Governor’s Show in Colorado – 2015 Merit Award Winner for her body of Plein Air work, and best of show in the 2015 Paint The Poudre Exhibit at CSU. Western Lights 2015 – Merit Award, people’s Choice and Artists Choice.