Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Art of Stevan Dohanos, Ohio's Answer to Norman Rockwell

The Art of Ohioan Stevan Dohanos

Stevan Dohanos was born in the steel-mill town of Lorain in northeastern Ohio in 1907.  He is considered a realist. He founded the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut.

What drew me to his work is the likeness to another famous American artist, Norman Rockwell. 

Like Rockwell, he liked to show American life at it's most pure and innocent stage. He believed in clean, strong images and a simple, uncluttered image as the basis of a great picture.

For those who want to know more about Stevan Dohanos, all information for this post was found on the following to sites:


  1. These pictures are amazing! I love the nostalgic look.

  2. He's Ohio's version of Norman Rockwell. He was born near Cleveland, but nobody around here knows him. And I love his work.
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