David Kirkland is an accomplished artist, photographer, and educator and lives in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Mr. Kirkland holds an M.F.A. in printmaking from the University of Southern Illinois. He creates art using pencil and charcoal and also is an accomplished still photographer. His images are known for their masterful use of light and shadow. Mr. Kirkland has a long history as an art documentarian, both for established artists and for his students.
As the director of galleries for Mountain View College, David used his expertise and talents in not only directing operations for all three galleries, but in completing installation work for all exhibits. In addition, he also worked extensively with the public relations department and created advertising materials so that the exhibiting artists’ work was made available and accessible to the public. Mr. Kirkland also photographed nearly all artwork featured in the galleries.
Mr. Kirkland has been a high school art educator and college professor for over fifteen years. Several of his students have gone on to become artists in their own right.
David lives in Dallas with his wife and two cats. He is married to portrait photographer Michelle Kirkland.
David Tarlo, Skullard Bracelet, sterling silver
House. Monotype, 30 in x 42 in