DENVER.- Artist Dale Chisman died Friday night at his home in Northwest Denver. Mr. Chisman had turned 65 on Aug. 17. He had been in poor health, suffering from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that took his life. He returned home from a short stay in the hospital the day before his death, reported the Rocky Mountain News.
Dale Chisman received his MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and received two artist-in-residence grants from the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities, an Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, and the AFKEY Award from the Denver Art Museum.
From 1969 to 1984, Dale Chisman lived and worked in New York, and his important exhibits at that time included showings at The Brooklyn Museum, Martha Jackson Gallery, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, and The Once Gallery. In 1975 he received a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, and has been published in Art and Architecture, The New York Times and The Christian Science Monitor. His works are in many corporate and public collections including Chemical Bank, New York; Chase Manhattan Bank, New York; Captiva Collection, Denver; US West; American Can Corp., Greenwich, CT; The Kirkland Museum, Denver; University of Colorado Art Museum, Colorado Collection, Boulder; National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.; The Denver Art Museum; The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ.