B.A.DALLAS is known for his graphic Sumi lines and impressionist knife work. Inspired by his grandfather, Tom Beecham's pulp fiction illustrations, graffiti , and western culture. B.A. is in pursuit of stories to tell. With a studio in Leadville, Colorado he is creating studies of personalities and noir stories. B.A is most often found working in his studio at 460 Harrison Avenue. Releasing series for over twenty years B.A. is currently working on a collection in his Dirty Modern West style.
The Dirty Modern West is an aesthetic based on the blend of cultures and lies graffitied over tourist attractions. The Dirty Modern West is an amalgamation of international ideas repackaged and sold back to Americans as authentic. Beautiful decay, heart break and eras overlapping create a colorful texture for a modern vision of the west.