Otis M. Dozier

Work by Otis Dozier at an estate sale in DallasOtis M. Dozier (1904–1987) A painter, printmaker, and teacher and native of Forney, Texas Dozier first became prominent as a member of the Dallas Nine. A charter member of the Dallas Artists League Dozier exhibited his work in the Dallas Allied Arts exhibitions, and from 1936 to 1938 taught at the Dallas School of Creative Arts. Dozier won prizes in several Allied Arts exhibitions (1932, 1935, 1947) and Texas General exhibitions (1946, 1947). He executed murals at Forest Avenue High School and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (later Texas A&M University) and, under the auspices of the Public Works of Art Project, painted murals for post offices in Giddings (1937), Arlington (1941), and Fredericksburg (1942). He began establishing a national profile during the early 1930s when he exhibited his work at the International Watercolor Exhibition, San Francisco (1932); the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1933); and the First National Exhibition, Rockefeller Center, New York (1936). Source: Texas State Historical Association.

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