Painter and educator David Ackerson is our Artist of the Month for August, 2017.

Ackerson is a member of Art Connection of East Texas, and he was interviewed on June 18, 2016.

Ackerson can frequently be seen at Valerosa Designs & Gallery painting, staffing the gallery with Gaylon Dingler, and socializing with visitors.

Ackerson, who taught art for 30 years, works with acrylics on canvas and mixed media, and his styles range from realism to impressionism to abstracts. The installation of his two abstracts, Redeemed and Tangled Web, with blown glass pieces by James Hays, was the #1 choice for during the private selection events for the Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy.

Congratulations, David Ackerson, for being selected as Artist of the Month, August, 2017!

Don Bristow

David Ackerson