Artwork of Dale Cox on display in the museum changing gallery in October

Overton, Nevada- Dale Cox, a longtime resident of Southern Nevada, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from Raytown High School, he served in the U.S. Army and later in the air force.

Upon receiving an honorable discharge, Dale earned a bachelor’s of science degree in civil engineering and an associates degree in liberal arts. Dale’s early work experiences were in construction, business and a variety of jobs with the Western Electric Corp and as a highway designer with the engineering departments in Missouri and New Mexico. Dale was also a tunnel coordinator for Los Alamos National Laboratories and the Nevada Test Site.   After his retirement from engineering, Dale pursued his love of art, woodwork and travel. He had time to visit many museums around the world. Inspiration from those experiences led him to his creative hobbies and also designing and building four homes. Art and design are a part of everything we do in life. Dale wishes to portray his feelings and experiences in his art. Dale Cox’s art has been exhibited throughout southern Nevada and some of his paintings are a part of the permanent collections through the west.  Dale Cox also spends time as a volunteer at The Atomic Testing Museum, Spring Mountain Ranch and The Boulder City Artist Guild and Gallery.