Gil Dellinger: A Passion for Light
August 25 - Sept. 26, 2008
The Reynolds Gallery proudly presents, A Passion for Light: A Twenty-Year Retrospective. Gleaned from Gil Dellinger's forty-year career, this solo exhibition features a generous collection of paintings spanning two decades, including the pastel work for which he is best known. Gil Dellinger is an acclaimed painter in this region and Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of the Pacific. He inspired countless students during his thirty-year career at the university, winning the Distinguished Award for Teaching Excellence and Professional Contribution in 1990.
Called a Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America, Dellinger excels in his pastel painting. Painting from life, his work captures majestic landscapes, peaceful pastoral scenes, the drama of the Pacific Ocean, dramatic vistas of the southwest, and any scene that catches his eye.
University of the Pacific, "Gil Dellinger: A Passion for Light" (2008). Reynolds Gallery Exhibits Archive. 20.