About the Artist: Dalton Portella


Dalton has been drawing and painting most of his life, starting in Miami taking Art classes on weekends as a young boy. Continuing through High School in Brazil and on to United States International University in San Diego where he majored in Art. After a year he moved north to Santa Cruz and attended Cabrillo College briefly before transferring to Parsons School of Design in New York.

Dalton lived in New York City for twenty years, painting continuously and working commercially as a freelancer for Miramax for the last ten, retouching their posters and more recently branching into design. In 2001 he moved to Montauk, NY.