DAVID KIMBALL ANDERSON
Throughout his forty-five year career, David Kimball Anderson’s sculpture has been described as “a contemplation on the meaning of things that give beauty and pleasure.” Anderson’s life-sized, three-dimensional floral steel and bronze still life sculptures, contained in square or rounded shaped vases, incorporate spheres that are configured to astronomical transits occurring seasonally in the heavens. These still-life constructions, minimalistic in style, reinforce Anderson’s life-long pursuit of merging his spiritual practice with his nature-based artwork.
David Kimball Anderson has received a Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant, three NEA Arts Fellowships, and a California State University Research Grant. His work is in the collections of: Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, National Endowment for the Arts, the World Bank, Art in Embassies, Washington, DC, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM, Albuquerque Museum and the City of Albuquerque, NM. From 1967-1971, he attended the San Francisco Art Institute.
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