Retrospective Art Exhibition ROGER DIXON @ DIARIO DE IBIZA
from 18.00 – 20.00 hrs
Exhibition and party to celebrate one of the island’s prominent and emblematic artists, painter ROGER DIXON‘s memory.
DO YOU OWN ANY OF ROGER’s PAINTINGS?
A more comprehensive catalog of Roger Dixon’s work is in process. To make a proper record of Roger’s work, it will be necessary to be able to include images of works currently in collectors’ and private hands.
We would like to call upon the owners of his works to help us and forward photos of their pieces including measurements of the respective painting to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to be included in the upcoming publication.
¿TIENE PINTURAS DE ROGER?
Un catálogo más completo de la obra de Roger Dixon está en proceso. Para hacer un registro adecuado del trabajo de Roger, será necesario poder incluir imágenes de trabajos actualmente en manos de coleccionistas y privadas.
Nos gustaría llamar a los propietarios de sus obras para que nos ayuden y envíen fotos de sus piezas, incluyendo las medidas de la pintura correspondiente, a email@example.com para que se incluyan en la publicación pendiente.
Roger Dixon, the middle of three brothers. was born in Beaconsfield, UK, on October 4th, 1943. On Ibiza since 1973, he worked for over 40 years on the island. Nature was his primary inspiration, and oil on canvas his medium.
His works primarily consists of landscapes, but there are also portraits.
As a former Sanyasin of Baghran Sri Rajneesh, he had a strong affinity to India and its spirituality and was a lifelong proponent of meditation. He loved Asia and worked extensively in India and the Far East. In 2006 he initiated a project to aid children in Cambodia, where he started a painting school for children with his own money.
He held exhibitions in Ibiza (El Mensajero, Club Diario, Galería B12) and abroad in Berlin, Madrid.
From 2005 through 2015, he was one of the prominent proponents of the Art Club Ibiza, an artists’ association, and its initiative Ruta Del Arte which invited art lovers to the studios of local artists by staging an exhibition, and the publication of a magazine profiling the island’s visual artists.