Traveling to indigenous sites of significance, David will create new site-specific artwork exploring land through painting, sculpture and sound, culminating in publication and exhibition. Projects include paintings which responsively shape themselves to land, creating temporarily frozen fabric sculptures generated by forms in the landscape, and a musical instrument played by the movement of water in streams.
A Minnesota native, David maintains tribal affiliation with the Red Lake Nation of Ojibwe. David holds an MFA from the State University of New York (SUNY), received his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), and currently holds the position of Assistant Professor at the School of Art in Fayetteville, AR. David has been Artist in Residence at the studios at MASS MoCA, UCross Foundation, Hambidge Center, Wassaic Project, amongst others. He is the recipient of an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board and a Creative Climate Award from the Human Impacts Institute.