Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Horton moved with his family to Lake Worth, Florida, in 1952. At nine years old, Horton bought his first art supplies at The Art Shop, which is now The Bruce Webber Gallery.
Horton studied four years at the Art Students’ League and National Academy of Design in New York City. He has been a professional artist in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for the past 25 years. During that time he has presented three one-man shows at The Bruce Webber Gallery: 1999 “Key West Landscapes”, 2012 “The Beauty of Man” and 2014 “Extremes”.
In Celebration of Gay Pride Week and in conjunction with Compass, Mr. Horton is showcasing 25 oil paintings of the male figure at The Bruce Webber Gallery. Opening night is March 25, 6 to 8 p.m.
The Gallery is located at 705 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth, Florida (561) 582-1045. The exhibit continues through April 9, 2015. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Compass Community Center.