I am a scientist and an artist.
I am David Wells - I embody the science of art and the art of science. I am not easily labeled or fit into a standard box; instead, I am a unique blend of my life experiences - analytical, creative, intellectual and spiritual. My art is equally simple and complex, filled with energy and light, and it draws people into the moments and messages of the art.
My media of choice includes acrylic paints,
The messages within each work are all connected to being authentic, living life fully, and choosing to trust in a greater force unseen. When the owner sees the artwork for the first time, there is an instant attraction and this moment is truly genuine to witness. I also create "energetic portraits" of people (souls, really) on commission and the artwork contains the essence of that individual.
In March 2014 I was selected as the “Minnesota Artist of the Year” by the editors of Twin Cities TOSCA magazine, spring 2014 issue. It is my honor that my colleagues acknowledge my work along with renowned national artists. I have since relocated to Laguna Beach, California.
With alchemy of multiple media, my artwork continues to evolve from traditional wall paintings to furniture (table tops), kitchen tiles, marble floors and back splashes, lampshades, mirrors, doors, fashions, windows, plastics, mobiles and more. The continuing growth in form and freedom with experimentation encourages clients and collectors to grow and free their minds to move forward in their own direction. Commissions are becoming more popular, with any hard surface in the home amenable to my artistic process.
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