Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
12 × 12 inches

I have been fascinated since childhood with the juxtaposition of pagan (Celtic) and Christian symbols as conceptual ideas representing celebrations of nature (garden), fertility (egg), and hope (tree) and these images are often interwoven with contemporary issues throughout my visual palette.


birds, dreams, garden, hands, inspiration, loss, love, women

A resident of rural upstate New York, Dalton is an active proponent of historic preservation and land conservation.

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  • Ming  Myaskovsky
    Ming Myaskovskyover 5 years ago

    Excellent surreal art work!!

  • Thank you so much!

    – Marianne (Smith) Dalton (mdaltonart)

  • jewd barclay
    jewd barclayover 5 years ago

    I love your style so honest and skillfull…she has such a soft penetrating gaze..

  • ElYPares
    ElYParesabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful and great title.

  • stephanie allison
    stephanie allisonabout 5 years ago

    Several of your pieces would be PERFECT in the Painted Ladies Group

    Come join us! ♥♥♥♥♥♥

  • izzybeth
    izzybethover 4 years ago

    I so enjoy you offerings. nice to meet you..

  • Thank you so very much!!

    – Marianne (Smith) Dalton (mdaltonart)

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 4 years ago

    so beautiful!!!

  • Frances Perea
    Frances Pereaover 4 years ago

    Very unique & lovely painting!

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sedicialmost 4 years ago

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    I am looking forward to see your works in the Group’s Gallery

  • VenusOak
    VenusOakalmost 4 years ago

    Huge congratulations.
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    Venus and Anna

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawalmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature. What a fabulous image it is.

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