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Herb Roe

Visual Artist

Herb Roe Herb Roe (born 1974) is a painter of large scale outdoor murals and classical realist oil paintings. After attending the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio for a short time, he apprenticed to mural artist Robert Dafford. After 15 years with Dafford Murals, he left to pursue his own art career. He currently resides in Lafayette, Louisiana. Roe was in born 1974 in Portsmouth, Ohio, USA. He spent his childhood across the Ohio River in Greenup County, Kentucky, but moved to Portsmouth while in his teens. In 1992 he received a scholarship to the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio and attended his freshman year there in 1992 to 1993. In the summer of 1993 he met the Louisiana mural artist Robert Dafford when he started a mural project in Portsmouth. He subsequently apprenticed to and worked for Dafford for 15 years. During that time Roe worked on Dafford mural projects in Portsmouth, Ohio, Paducah, Maysville, and Covington, Kentucky, New Orleans, Louisiana, Vicksburg, Mississippi and Pine Bluff, Arkansas. A number of subjects painted by Roe as a Dafford muralist include Native American history, early settlers such as Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1974
Place of birth
Portsmouth

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