Sculpture

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Personal:
Place of birth: Maquoketa, Iowa

Education:
University of Wisconsin, Platteville - Bachelor of Science Degree, Art, 1965
San Francisco State University, Master of Arts Degree, Sculpture, June 1971

Professional Experience:
Professor Emeritus, Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, Ca, 2008 - Present

Art Professor and Chairman of Art, Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, Ca, 1976 - 2008: Art history, Drawing, Design, Color, Painting, Watercolor, Photography, Ceramics, Sculpture and Bronze Casting.

  • Designed and developed the art curriculum, art major and art certificate program for the new college which was founded in 1975.
  • Developed the plan for the art facilities and coordinated with the college architects for the design and construction of the art studios and classrooms in 1976, 1981, 1987-89, 1993-94, 2002, and 2006.
  • Initiated and conducted the International Study Abroad program for LTCC with emphasis on art history, architecture, artists' studios, drawing, painting and photography experiences on location with lectures in major museums and historical sites in Italy, France and Greece, 1995 - present.

Solo Exhibitions:
2008-present "New Works from Italy," David Foster Gallery and Studios, South Lake Tahoe, CA
2008 "David Foster", Haldan Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA
2001 "Recent works from Italy, Foyer Gallery, Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA
1999 "David Foster Sculpture and Photography," Sturm galley, Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, NV
1998 "David Foster Photography," Foyer Gallery, LTCC, South Lake Tahoe, CA
1991 "Installation," Main Gallery, LTCC, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2007 "Modern Masters"-David Foster, Red Wolf, "W" Gallery, Sacramento,CA
2007 Sacramento State University Sculpture Invitational
2006-07 "Winter Show," "W" Gallery, Sacramento CA
2006 St. Mary's Hospital Foundation Exhibition, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2005-06 Galeotti Gallery, Pietrasanta, Italy
2001, 2003, 2005 New Gallery Foundation Auctions, Edgewood Country Club, Lake Tahoe, NV
1998 Visual Faculties, Part III, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
1998 Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition, Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA
1992, 1993, 1994 "Silver, Bronze and Burnt Sienna" Western Nevada Community College, Carson City, NV
1980-present "Art Faculty Exhibitions, Foyer and Main Gallery, LTCC, South Lake Tahoe, CA
1980-1996 Baldwin Gallery and Twin Cabin Gallery, Tallac Historical Site, South Lake Tahoe, CA