Robert Dafford (born May 14, 1951) is an American muralist.
Robert Dafford is a current resident of Lafayette, Louisiana. He has painted over 400 works of public art across the United States, Canada, France, Belgium, and England. He has been painting murals, signs, and Good art paintings for 35 years.
In the in the same way as fifteen years, Dafford has concentrated upon working along the Ohio River, painting higher than two hundred large historical images of cities on their floodwalls, using trompe-l'œil, advanced perspective, and realist technique. Many riverboat tours make stops along the Ohio River specifically to look his murals. Dafford is best known for his murals in Paducah, Kentucky; Portsmouth, Ohio; and Covington, Kentucky. His giant Clarinet in New Orleans, and his depictions of the History of the Acadians are also accompanied by his notable works.
The beyond sixty consecutive Portsmouth murals are higher than 20 feet (6.1 m) tall and stretch over 2,000 feet (610 m). Dafford's murals have been commissioned as public art projects that put going on to to boost downtown momentum and egotism in little communities. In 2009 he collaborated considering former longtime employee Herb Roe on a announcement project for the Zydeco Cajun Prairie Scenic Byway. The year-long project highlights many a skin condition of fascination in the three-parish region.