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About dlysons

With a passion for horses, I strive to always capture their beautiful power in my artwork. For as long as I can remember it seems I've had a pencil in hand in ready to realize my inspirations and visions on sketch paper. First and foremost I will always be an equine artist, but I do have a love for nature, wild animals, and domestic animals alike! My mom always said I should be a vet! As much as that may have appealed to me when I was young, instead I followed my wayward soul to wherever it led me, and finally I realize I never had to search in the first place. It was always there, waiting under the surface. I am an artist. Now into the future I will always seek to improve myself as an artist, and draw my passions. It is my hope that others will see the passion, the beauty and the spirit in my work and wish to have a piece of it in their home or place of business.


Tonight, I will sleep and sleep well. Tomorrow I will wake up with the sun, salute the Earth and be grateful for another chance. I will drink green tea, I will do yoga. I will eat sensibly and I will … Continue reading

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New Gallery

A few select works are being displayed at Gallery 126 located in Gunnison, Colorado. Included is my newest horse portrait “Freedom”. Check out Gallery 126 on FB!

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Hello my dear art followers. I am experiencing technical difficulties with my website at this time. For now I have redirected the to my blog right here until it can be resolved. If you have any questions, please message … Continue reading

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My Life: An Experiment

Life is an experiment. We test new things, find things that work, and things that don’t work. That is the perspective I’ve been working off of the last week. I pushed my body with mountain biking just to see what … Continue reading

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Moving to Colorado has been fraught with ups and downs. The ups in my art world have been the acceptance of my best equine drawings in two local galleries; The Rock’n’ Art Gallery located in Orchard Mesa and The Rose … Continue reading

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The times have been absolutely crazy in my daily effort to survive the ever increasing busy-ness that surrounds my life. Often times I barely have enough time to think. Somehow or another I must have attracted this busy lifestyle. It … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in My Art World……

In the fall, one of my art pieces, “Proud Beginnings” was selected to be the main cover piece of a Futurity Horse Show program in California. I enthusiastically approved in exchange for a full page ad in their program. My … Continue reading

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