David LaPalombara’s work as an artist incorporates installation sculpture, photography, and painting. The art he creates examines fundamental ideas of spatial perception. His most recent series of landscape paintings on folding screens strives to capture the essence of particular places, while simultaneously exploring the spatial contradiction present when painting on a folded screen. David spent summers visiting Mt. Desert Island since childhood, and makes return pilgrimages every year, where he continues to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities and be inspired by the diverse Maine landscape.
David currently is Professor of Art and Director of the School of Art + Design at Ohio University. He previously taught at Antioch College and the Loyola University Rome campus, and is a Rome Prize and Fulbright Fellow. He is a contributor for the tour guide City Secrets: Rome, and reviewed Joel Sternfeld’s Campagna Romana for Aperture Magazine. David’s art has been exhibited and reviewed in Canada, Italy, and a variety of cities in the United States. He received a BA from Oberlin College and an MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.
Additional examples of his work can be found at davidlapalombara.com