President’s Lecture: Dean Mitchell

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022 | 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Columbus College of Art & Design, Canzani Auditorium
United States

Free and open to the public

Dean Mitchell
Photo of Dean Mitchell by Jacob Blickenstaff

Join Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) and Columbus Museum of Art for the 2022 CCAD President’s Lecture featuring Dean Mitchell (Illustration, 1980). A CCAD graduate hailed by Forbes as “America’s Most Underappreciated Painter,” Mitchell will be in conversation with Dr. Melanie Corn to discuss his creative approach and body of work. Mitchell is well known for his figurative works, landscapes, and still lifes. In addition to watercolors, he is accomplished in other mediums, including egg tempera, oil, and pastels. His work has been featured in a number of publications, including The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, American Artist, Artist Magazine, Fine Art International, and ARTnews. His art can be found in corporate and museum collections across the country.

Mitchell has been recognized with numerous honors, including the T.H. Saunders International Artists in watercolor competition in London, England, American Watercolor Society Gold and Silver Medal, National Watercolor Society Masters award, Allied Artist of American Gold Medal in Watercolor and Oil and Butler Institute of American Art Purchase Award, Donald Teague Memorial Award and the Robert M. Lougheed Memorial Award Prix de West, and The Award of Excellence Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial Exhibition. His painting No Way Out is part of the Columbus Museum of Art’s permanent collection and will be on view during the time of his lecture.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Registration via Eventbrite is required for attendance: 

Thanks to our sponsors Skestos Endowed Fund for Visiting Artists & Lecturers and Ohio Arts Council for making this event possible.