Mr. Norman Earl Dehart
b. 06 Aug 1937
- Lunenburg County, VA
|"Mr. Dehart helps his art students with some sculpting."|
|1966 Anchor, p. 12||1966 Anchor, p. 12|
It is truly sad to hear about Norman Dehart. He and I taught art together at
both Denbigh and Dozier.
He was one of the most really genuine people I've ever worked with.
- Albert Dorner ('66) of VA - 05/10/05
Thank you, Albert.
Norman Earl DeHart
Norman Earl DeHart of Brodnax, Va., merged with the All in the early hours of Saturday, May 7th at Medical College of Virginia Coronary Care Unit. He was 67.
Norman was born August 6, 1937 in
Lunenburg County, Va. He graduated from Worsham High School in Worsham, Va.,
and served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He earned a Bachelors degree in
Fine Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters in Fine Arts at
the University of North Carolina. He taught in the Newport News Public
School System, Thomas Nelson Community College, and Virginia Wesleyan
College of Virginia Beach. He served as chairman of the Art Magnet School in
Newport News and taught there for several years during the beginning of the
special program for gifted and talented students. Norman
resided in Poquoson, Va., for many years before taking an early retirement
in 1991 after 20 years service and moved to Brodnax, Va. He is recognized as
an outstanding artist and has an impressive list of credits through out the
Hampton Roads area with many Best in Show and Awards of Excellence. He was
selected to participate in the International Cultural Exchange Art exhibit
in Neyagawa, Japan. He has exhibited in many galleries in the Hampton Roads
area as well as the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Virginia Museum's
Artmobile and the Corcoran Art Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Published in the Daily Press on 5/15/05.
Artist's Supplies clip art courtesy of http://www.artsuppliesdirect.ca/ - 04/21/07
Animated Air Force Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Obituary added on 04/20/08
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