Mackintosh, Dwight

Dwight Mackintosh was born in Hayward, California, USA. At the age of 16 he was interned in a psychiatric hospital. After spending 56 years in institutions, in 1978 he was admitted to the Creative Growth Art Center, a reception and expression centre in Oakland.

Introspective and limited in his means of verbal communication, Dwight Mackintosh expressed himself solely through drawing.

References:

Outsider Art Sourcebook, 2009, p.112

Two themes: the human figure and transport.

Dwight Mackintosh
1906 USA - 1999 USA