Dustin Davis | Cumberland, MD
Dustin Davis was born in Ashland, Wisconsin on November 21, 1945. He received his B.S. degree from Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin in 1968. He received his M.F.A. degree in Art and Design specializing in 3-D Design from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1971. Dustin started teaching on the undergraduate in 1972 and is currently a full Professor at Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland. He has exhibited in many International and National exhibitions. His work has been reviewed in the Baltimore Sun and displayed online the Light Space & Time, Fusion, and Fine Arts America Online Art Galleries.
In my current series of mixed media sculptures, most of the works are not planned out from their beginning to their conclusion; rather they develop as each piece of the sculpture is fastened to the next piece. This intuitive way of working suits my creative approach and allows me to quickly change direction without the piece looking forced or contrived. For the most part, I use found objects because of sustainability and viewers familiarity with the objects. Dustin Davis