Dan DeFord is Farragut featured artist

Sandra ClarkFarragut

The March/April Farragut Arts Council featured artist is painter William “Dan” DeFord. His exhibit focuses on the mountains and local culture of East Tennessee, where he grew up.

DeFord’s grandparents were Concord natives. He pursued art from a young age, and some of his childhood drawings are included in the exhibit.

He attended college in Seattle, Wash., and Southern California, graduating with degrees in electrical engineering, math and physics. He returned to East Tennessee with his family in 1971.

DeFord’s artwork features subjects from the 1930s to present in oil, watercolor and mixed media. The exhibit is featured on the second floor of the rotunda in Farragut Town Hall. Info: [email protected] or 865-966-7057.

(Submitted by Town of Farragut)

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