Soft-spoken and modest, Jim Daly would seem a reluctant celebrity. Still, his tender and nostalgic portrayals of children have earned him a wide and ardent following among collectors.
Born in Oklahoma and raised throughout the West, Jim developed an early appreciation for the art of Norman Rockwell and at a young age knew he wanted to be a painter himself. He can recall (and his parents still own) a painting he did at age 13 of an old-fashioned barbershop. "Even back then," Daly says, "I had an interest in the past ... and I still prefer the warm palette I used then." more >>