July 4, 2010
Noel Belton of Deep River is a contemporary realist painter who describes his style as "Abstract Realism," using abstraction to describe the literal.
He earned a bachelor of fine arts in painting from Lyme Academy College of Fine Art in 2000. His work is in private collections in the U.S. and Europe as well as the U.S. Trust Co. and permanent collection of the Florence Griswold Museum
He taught painting, drawing and children's art at Lyme Art Association for five years.