David Ohlerking


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Born in Omaha, Nebraska 1962

• Elementary school Faith Academy in Cainta Rizal, Philippines
• High school International School of Brussels in Brussels, Belgium
• College in Springfield, Missouri at Southwest Missouri State University back when they called it that
• Started the Austin Figurative Gallery/ Project with Chris Chappell in 2006
• Started the Doylestown Figurative Project in 2010
• Student of Alex Kanevsky
• Follows Richard Diebenkorn’s rules he wrote for himself on starting a painting
• Maintains a working collaboration with Ellen Bartel spankdance.com
• Member of The Philadelphia Sketch Club
• Member of The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
• Hunting Art Prize Finalist, 2009
• Teacher for Artists4Israel
• Member of the New Jersey Society of En Plein Air Painters
• Did an album cover for these angsty Canadians Rural Alberta Advantage
• Did an album back cover for a less angsty dude from Blairstown, NJ Anthony D’Amato
• Paints the horses (and ponies) at the Somerset Hills Handicapped Riding Center.
• is slowly becoming a midwife (sort of) Midwives Collective
• All paintings Oil on Masonite
• Also is an angsty musician The Awful Truth.

Southwest Missouri State University 1981-1984

2010, David Ohlerking Square Paintings, Blurb, 160 pages (color)
2005, Frank Kozik Panda Meat, Last Gasp, 112 pages (color)

Philadelphia Sketch Club 2009 to now member
The Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council 2010 to now member
Austin Figurative Project 2007 to now founder/member