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Dan May  Cincinnati, OH

Acrylic on wood panel
'Together Alone'
Acrylic on wood panel

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About Dan

Dan May is a fine artist currently living in Cincinnati, OH. A native of Rochester, NY, Dan attended Syracuse University where he achieved a BFA and began to immediately pursue his artistic interests. As a modern narrative painter, May cultivates a rich texture of the surreal and mysterious in his highly original flowing style. His detail-intensive works have become widely recognized for their dreamlike ability to transcend the natural states of space and time – mostly due to his usage of a very finely honed usage of line. May’s propensity for using hair as a metaphor has become a focal point that he has built on to speak about larger aspects of humanity as well as the dream world, and gives a strong nod to his progressive personal growth and evolution as an artist.

Dan has exhibited his paintings to consistently growing interest in the gallery world and is enthusiastically held in high regard by collectors the world over. May spends the majority of his time either in the studio creating new and inspiring paintings, or with his lovely wife and business manager, Kendal. His paintings have graced the pages of international publications as Hi Fructose Magazine, DPI and Communication Arts among others.

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"Wow im in love...... Just love those Big creatures, sooooo amasing.... Arne you seling som of Them?"

"i love your work!!"

"writeing child books need you to help thanks !"

"amazing work dan!"

"Hey, love your work Dan! Do you have a website where I can learn more about your life as a kid? Does anyone know where I can learn about Dan's bio? I am doing a report on him and need more info. Thanks and best to you, Dan"

"I love the whimsical creatures you've created in the world of your art. I can't figure out whether they're interpretations of people you met while tending bar in the city, or if they just remind me of some of the people I went to high school with south of Rochester... I look forward to seeing what/who you'll create next!"

"Well done! Well done."

"I am so glad of this artistaday site - it gives me the opportunity to see such great work. I love your amazing dreamscapes. Thanks to you!"

"I love the depth of it!"

"This is magical and wonderful reminding me of dream worlds. I love your use of colour."

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