About the Artist

David Holcomb

Born in Montgomery, Alabama, and raised in the rural Appalachian foothills of the northeastern part of the state, my childhood was surrounded by the natural world, the rigid social and cultural traditions of the deep South, the distant rumblings of 1960's social changes, and the panoramas of human existence revealed to me through reading, music and art.

Most of my adult life has been spent working as a graphic designer in Birmingham, South Florida, and Dallas -- primarily in the television industry -- where I was immersed yet another hybrid universe, a fun-house world of ego, transitory celebrity, and social manipulation.

These days I live and work in a cabin on the edge of the Ozark National Forest in northwest Arkansas, making art, playing the saxophone, and decompressing.

Some of my work is currently on display at the following locations:

I have sold to individuals and businesses in the US, the UK, Canada and Mexico.

Recent shows include group exhibitions at Fayetteville Artwalk, the Artists of Northwest Arkansas juried show (at Fayetteville Underground, Fayetteville, Arkansas) and with the Community Creative Center (Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Bentonville, Arkansas), as well as "Seeing in Tongues" at Ozark Folkways (Winslow, Arkansas) alongside mixed-media artist Erin Chapman, and "Looking into the Sun", a solo exhibition at the Arts Center of the Ozarks (Springdale, Arkansas).

I am a member of the artist registry of the Arkansas Arts Council and occasionally teach classes for children and adults in a variety of art media and practices.

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