David is a Bay Area transplant via a cicuitous route.  Born in Toronto, David received his undergraduate Arts degree at Iowa State and then moved to the Bay Area to complete a Masters in Art at the San Francisco Art Institute in Printmaking.   David joined our shop staff a year ago and split his time building frames with us, producing new work and educating students in printmaking. 

     In his upcoming exhibition, This Day or the Next, David will be showing a number of his woodblock prints.   David's prints are a nostalgic look at life in the black community.   Prosaic moments, snapshots of life in the neighborhood are the province of David's artistic vision.   These emotive works are universally appealing but speak to the specific black experience of family, celebration and childhood memories.

David's technique makes each individual print unique.  David adds swatches of fabric into the presentation, layering t...

These nine massive woodblock cuts by Artemio Rodriguez are on loan from a private collector.  Framed by Nielsen Arts Gallery in Acrylic boxes they assemble to make one 8 foot x 12 foot work of art based on Peter Bruegel the Elder's Masterpiece, the Triumph of Death. 

On Display until July 8th

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Nielsen Arts

Hours: Mon-Sat, 10am - 6pm & by appt.

1537 Solano Avenue

Berkeley, California 94707

(510) 525-8968