About the Artist


A full-time artist since 1996, Dan Bartges paints primarily in oils. Featured in national and regional exhibitions, his landscapes, still lifes and portraits have been acquired by a number of private and corporate collections including Marriott, Federal Reserve Bank, Markel, ClubCorp, Owens & Minor, Lockheed Martin, Performance Food Group, Media General and Capital One.

His new book COLOR IS EVERYTHING is available at coloriseverything.net, at colorwheelco.com and from leading bookstores and art-supply shops nationwide.





He has lectured on art and color at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and other venues.

Bartges holds degrees from Hampden-Sydney College (VA) and the University of Richmond (VA) and has studied under several prominent artists, at the Modlin School of Art (U. of Richmond) and the Studio School of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. A native of Florida, he and his family reside in Virginia. When not painting, he enjoys tennis, squash and bicycling.

All images copyright © 2013, Dan Bartges