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Biography & Contact

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Patricia Slay :

James Dudley Slay III was born on October 2, 1953, in Jackson, Mississippi.
He began his formal art training at the New England School of Art and Design in Boston, Massachusetts. He later studied at Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, and Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

The most influential period in J. D. Slay's painting began in 1984, while studying with Russian master Sergei Bongart. Slay continued his study with other influential artists such as Karl Dempwolf, Mario Mirkovich and Frank Serrano.

At present, J. D. Slay primarily paints out of his studio in Long Beach, CA. His paintings prominently feature imagery of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Central Coast, San Gabriel Mountain Range, Southern California beaches and deserts. He has won awards with the Torrance Artist's Guild, Lakewood Art Association, and San Gabriel Fine Arts Association. His work resides in private collections worldwide.
Slay's work is on permanent exhibit at the American Museum of Art in Petropavlovsk, Kamchatka, Russia. Slay exhibited at the South Coast Botanic Gardens of Palos Verdes in 1993, and also at the juried All Media Exhibition at the Palos Verdes Art Center in 2006.

J. D. Slay is listed on and is published in The Artists Bluebook by Lonnie Dunbier.

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