Featured Artist David Sherwin Parker

Artist David Sherwin Parker paints vividly colorful scenes of the Southwest in his distinctive pointillist style. Visit his website to see more of his work.

 

painting of American Bison by David Sherwin Parker

“Migration of Color” oil on canvas, 18” x 24”

 

My fundamental artistic premise is that vibrant colors positively influence human emotions.

 

figurative South West painting by David Sherwin Parker

“Guardians” oil on canvas, 80” x 46”

 

Essentially, I’m a colorist. I create complex impressionistic compositions in order to occupy the observer’s eye long enough for the color to influence the psyche.

 

painting of a drive in by David Sherwin Parker

“Drive In” oil on canvas, 60” x 60”

 

My objective is to convey a sense of joy and harmony, hopefully evoking a smile.

 

landscape painting by David Sherwin Parker

“Planting the Seeds of Dreams” oil on canvas, 24″ x 18″

 

My distinctive pointillistic style uses heavy application of oil paint and color stacked upon color. I create a dynamic visual that seems to come to life as it changes with the light in the room.

 

figurative painting by David Sherwin Parker

“A Message to the Moon” oil on canvas, 24” x 48”

 

I desire my art to be unconstrained. Therefore, my subjects vary and represent metaphors from my own life experiences. Western imagery derived from time spent in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Montana, and French landscapes from my years in Southern France as a wine maker as well as street scenes, oceanscapes and anything else I find beautiful are all fair game.

 

landscape painting by David Sherwin Parker

“Mistral” oil on canvas, 20” x 20”

 

I believe in putting all my energy into the creation of a work of art which is then reflected. All the while I endeavor to stay positive and enthusiastic as I work. I’ve created over 4,000 original oils on canvas. My work is found in prestigious collections around the world. I’ve created works promoting two Grammy Awards, the New York City Marathon and numerous other high-profile events.

 

painting of a factory by David Sherwin Parker

“Lost in the Works” oil on canvas, 24” x 32”

 

I have been featured in the Booth Museum of American Art and am on permanent display at the new James Museum. Currently, most of my efforts are consumed with creating large, commissioned pieces. I enjoy bringing collectors into the creative process. For these pieces, I endeavor to create both a rare and historically significant work of art, as well as convey a statement pertinent to the investor.

 

French landscape painting by David Sherwin Parker

“On the Way to Languedoc” oil on canvas, 24” x 24”

 

Influenced by Van Gogh, Seurat, Gauguin, Klimt, Degas and Monet, my work has a traditional foundation, yet is based on complex and innovative artistic theories. As an objective, I paint to evoke harmony, joy and make a statement conveying my appreciation of life itself. However, what my work is truly about is simply color.

 

painting of Radio City Music Hall by David Sherwin Parker

“Radio City” oil on canvas, 24” x 48”

 

My passion for my art is only equaled by my passion for life. I live a Hemmingway-esque existence which includes political activism, fist fights in the jungle, swimming crocodile infested rivers to get a kiss, and the like.

 

landscape painting with horses by David Sherwin Parker

“Primary Colors” oil on canvas, 72” x 24”

 

I hope you’re smiling.

 

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Comments

  1. Drive In and On the Way to Languedoc are my favorites. Beautiful colors.

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