Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst is a highly accomplished artist, known for her captivating paintings that evoke emotion and spark the imagination. Born and raised in Palmdale, California, Daryl-Ann received her BA in Art from California State University, Northridge, and pursued a year of post-graduate work in Art there as well. In 1986, she relocated to New England, where her work has continued to flourish.
Daryl-Ann has been exhibiting her work since 1978 and has been included in many group shows across the United States. She has also had numerous solo exhibits in prestigious galleries throughout New England, including Boston, Portsmouth, Lincoln, Littleton, Rochester, Rollinsford, Saint Johnsbury, and Somersworth. Her exceptional talent has been recognized by many, including the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, which has included her work in its permanent collection. The City of Rochester Commission for Arts and Culture also awarded her the Artistic Achievement in the Visual Arts, a testament to her dedication and talent.
Daryl-Ann’s art is a reflection of her innermost thoughts and feelings, and she strives to evoke emotion and inspire others through her work. She uses a variety of techniques and mediums to create stunning pieces that are both thought-provoking and visually appealing. Her contributions to the art world have not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by her nomination for Outstanding Painter, Non-Traditional in the Seacoast Spotlight Awards in 2015.
Sadly, Daryl-Ann Dartt Hurst passed away on November 16th, 2017, after a brief battle with cancer. Her contributions to the art world live on, and her work continues to inspire and move viewers.