Michael Dailey

(American, born 1938, died 2009)

Michael Dailey was an influential Seattle-based artist and Professor. Born in Iowa, he received Bachelor of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees from the University of Iowa in 1960 and 1963. He served as Professor of Art at the University of Washington in Seattle from 1963-1998. His works are collected by many museums and public collections. These include the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C., and the Seattle Art Museum. The Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, Oregon exhibited a retrospective of his work in 2008.