#9604 Dallas U. Roberts Collection

Dallas U. Roberts Collection

Abstract: Color photocopies of works by Salisbury, NC artist, Dallas U. Roberts. Robert's art is filled with images of African American folk heros and pop culture figures.

Online catalog terms:

African American Art

African American History--Salisbury, NC

Roberts, Dallas U.

Size: Less than one linear foot.

Provenance: Gift of Dallas U. Roberts

P.O. Box 401

Spencer, NC 28159

Access: No restriction.

Copyright: Retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Introduction

Series I. Images

Dallas U. Roberts is a Salisbury North Carolina artist who specializes in African-American themed oil paintings. Roberts, professionally a screen printing artist in the textile industry, has received notice for his works, particularly in Rowan County's African-American community. Roberts' works frequently include images of African American folk heros and figues from popular culture.

Included in this collection are color photocopies of twelve of Roberts works (The "titles" given have been supplied by Rowan Public Library staff for identification purposes only; they are not provided by the artist):

Image #1 Lighthouse

#2 Jazz Musicians

#3 Martin Luther King/Abraham Lincoln Montage

#4 Palm Trees and Boat

#5 Magic Johnson

#6 Sun Flowers and Cardinal

#7 Martin Luther King/ Jesse Jackson Montage

#8 Pool Hall

#9 Asian Woman

#10 Martin Luther King, Jr.

#11 Louis Armstrong

#12 Michael Jordan