David Chevtaikin is a Occupy Museum artist at the Whitney Museum Biennial 2017 in New York City. David was born in Albany New York, and attended Ringling College of Art and Design. He later moved to New York City, and since resides in the art center of the world. In 2017 he will be part of the Whitney Bienniall Occupy Museums. His work has been in continuing Art Shows in New York City, and in 2011 was part of the Marianne Boesky Gallery, in Chelsea "Buy "What You Love 2011". His piece "Chief Hanging Tongue" was considered for David Bowie's come back album cover, "The Next Day" (2013 Release). David's work continues to mature, and is gaining attention. His first solo exhibition featuring over 20 pieces at BAMA in 2012-2013.Titled "Initiating The Shaman - The Arch of the Cosmos, Abstraction, and the work of David Chevtaikin.
Chevtaikin's work started to expose new discoveries. David's layering of his own techniques through experimentation, results in his unique energetic, rhythmic style. Recently David embarked on compositing his figurative pieces with the abstract in his series "Redefining The Line Between figurative and Abstraction" where he deepens his visual dimension.
David has been described as a "Urban Shaman", going to another dimension and coming back with a new language, a visual perception and vision for us all to see.
David has been Interviewed by the legendary photographer Richard Avadon.
Ringling Collage of Art and Design
Studied Illustration and Photography.
His fine art is self taught thru daily experimentation and discovery.
David considers himself a avant garde artist.
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New York City Galleries, Exhibitions, and Live Shows. See Artist Website for Show List Exhibition and Events.
David has performed live action paintings at various famous NYC clubs such as Webster Hall, The Tunnel, Lime Light, Area and Spoken Word Performances at Woodstock 1996 ( The Second )
and The Neuricion Poets Cafe.
Considered a Renaissance Man.