Dale Roberts was Born 1959 in Waterville NY, where he attended Waterville Central School and graduated in 1977. He studied fine arts at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, earning a BFA in painting with Cum Laude honors in graduating in 1981, also receiving the prestigious Rohm and Haas Purchase Prize that year. He has taught art for more than 15 years at various levels. At a Philadelphia private school he was chair of the fine arts department and instructor for grades 7-12 and later taught at Arcadia University as an adjunct professor in drawing and painting. Several of his students continue to win prizes and show at notable fine art galleries in Scottsdale, in other U.S. cities and abroad. His exhibition record includes many juried shows and several national competitions. Galleries from Philadelphia, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Atlanta have handled his work. He has had numerous one- person shows, juried and museum exhibitions to his credit. His work is in many public and private collections in the U.S., Canada and London. He was a Fine Arts Juror for the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, and was the subject of a Public TV documentary in 2002. He has participated in different panel discussions specifically related to encaustic painting, and have delivered museum lectures on related subjects. Dale resides with his family near Philadelphia, where he maintains his studio.