David Ohlerking


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Born in Omaha, Nebraska 1962

• Elementary school Faith Academy in Cainta Rizal, Philippines
• High school International School of Brussels in Brussels, Belgium
• College in Springfield, Missouri at Southwest Missouri State University back when they called it that
• Started the Austin Figurative Gallery/ Project with Chris Chappell in 2006
• Started the Doylestown Figurative Project in 2010
• Student of Alex Kanevsky
• Follows Richard Diebenkorn’s rules he wrote for himself on starting a painting
• Maintains a working collaboration with Ellen Bartel spankdance.com
• Member of The Philadelphia Sketch Club
• Member of The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
• Hunting Art Prize Finalist, 2009
• Teacher for Artists4Israel
• Member of the New Jersey Society of En Plein Air Painters
• Did an album cover for these angsty Canadians Rural Alberta Advantage
• Did an album back cover for a less angsty dude from Blairstown, NJ Anthony D’Amato
• Paints the horses (and ponies) at the Somerset Hills Handicapped Riding Center.
• is slowly becoming a midwife (sort of) Midwives Collective
• All paintings Oil on Masonite
• Also is an angsty musician The Awful Truth.

Studied:
Southwest Missouri State University 1981-1984

Books:
2010, David Ohlerking Square Paintings, Blurb, 160 pages (color)
2005, Frank Kozik Panda Meat, Last Gasp, 112 pages (color)

Memberships:
Philadelphia Sketch Club 2009 to now member
The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council 2010 to now member
Austin Figurative Project 2007 to now founder/member