Artist Stanton Englehart dies at 78

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Artist Stanton Englehart dies at 78

Painter, professor founded FLC art department

Noted Durango artist Stanton Englehart painted his oil on linen piece, called “Dolores River, Cahone, Colorado,” circa 1993. Englehart died Wednesday at his home in Durango.

 

Celebration of life

A celebration of life for Stanton Englehart will be held at 1 p.m. May 17, 2009, at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College.


Mr. Englehart is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat Englehart, of Durango; daughter, Sharon Kay Englehart, of Mancos; son, Michael Dean Englehart, of Aztec; brothers James Englehart of Cortez and Charles Englehart of Phoenix; sisters Laverne Starkebaum of Haxtun and Karla Wiescamp of Del Norte; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanton Englehart Scholarship Fund for art students at the Fort Lewis College Foundation, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301.


The book Stanton Englehart: A Life on Canvas, which was edited by Jules Masterjohn, is available in the Durango Arts Center Gift Shop. It includes a DVD.

Artist Stanton Englehart dies at 78

Noted Durango artist Stanton Englehart painted his oil on linen piece, called “Dolores River, Cahone, Colorado,” circa 1993. Englehart died Wednesday at his home in Durango.

 

"He was an athlete, a citizen, a teacher, a learner, an amazing fly-fisherman - a Renaissance man. He really was an example of someone who was all there."

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