Creative Spirit: The Art of David C. Driskell

Creative Spirit: The Art of David C. Driskell

© David C. Driskell, 2011
Photography by Gregory R. Staley, unless otherwise indicated

 

The Bull, 1957
10" diameter
Ceramic Plate
Collection of the artist

The Bird, 1959
Bird: 12" x 5" x 2", Base: 8.5" x 3.5" x 2.5"
White Marble on Wooden Base
Collection of the artist

King David, 1961
14" x 10" x 4.5"
Indiana Limestone
Collection of the artist

Laocoön, 1962
6.75" x 7"
Ink and Wash on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Trees at Skowhegan, 1962
13.5" x 11.5"
Pastel on Paper
Collection of the artist
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Bullfight, Madrid, 1964
9" x 7.5"
Sepia Ink on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Copenhagen, 1964
4.75" x 7.75"
Pen and Ink with Sepia Wash on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Two Pines #2, 1964
48" x 36"
Oil on Canvas
High Museum of Art
Gift of David C. and Thelma G. Driskell 2000.203

Windmill, The Netherlands, 1964
3" x 4"
Sepia Ink on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Gabriel, 1965
48" x 36"
Oil on Canvas
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Study for a Round Still Life, 1965
10" x 7"
Ink and Charcoal on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Sunburst, 1965
13.5" x 10.75"
Mixed Media, Color, on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center

Untitled, 1965
6.75" x 5.5"
Mixed Media on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

White Still Life, 1965
30" x 30"
Magna Acrylic with Oil on Canvas
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Chieftain's Chair, 1966
34" x 30.75"
Oil and Collage on Canvas
Howard University Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Gate Leg Table, 1966
45" x 34"
Oil and Found Objects on Canvas
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

At Bustin's Island (Maine), 1968
7.5" x 7.5"
Sepia on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Shango, 1972
24" x 18"
Egg Tempera and Gouache on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Woman with Flowers, 1972
37.5" x 38.5"
Oil and Collage on Canvas
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Our Ancestors, Festival, 1973
50" x 50"
Oil on Canvas
Collection of the artist

Untitled (Fireplace), 1973
10" x 7.5"
Ink on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center

Self Portrait as Beni
("I Dream Again of Benin")
, 1974
17" x 13"
Egg Tempera, Gouache, and Collage
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Memories of a Distant Past, 1975
21.5" x 16"
Egg Tempera, Gouache, and Collage
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Homage to Romare, 1976
23.5" x 29.5"
Collage and Gouache on Masonite
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Untitled, 1976
9" x 6.25"
Gouache on Paper
Collection of the artist

Frost and Ice, Maine, 1977
30" x 22"
Gouache and Water Color on Paper
Collection of the artist

Jonah and the Whale, c. 1980
Wood
Collection of Linda Stewart

Linear Pattern #3, 1980
25.5" x 19"
Egg Tempera and Cloth on Paper
Collection of the artist

The Beautiful Dust, 1980
30" x 22"
Egg Tempera and Collage on Paper
Collection of the artist

The Feather, 1981
30" x 22"
Egg Tempera and Collage
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Summer Garden #2, 1984
22" x 29"
Gouache and Mixed Media on Paper
Collection of the artist

I Have Always Been an Outsider, 1987
35" x 15.5" x 3.25"
Mixed Media Assemblage
Collection of the artist

My South African Album, 1987
13" x 9" x .75"
Mixed Media Sculpture
Collection of the artist

Bahian Lace, 1988
43" x 38"
Oil and Collage on Canvas
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Blues Song/Musical Note, 1988
10" x 7.75"
Encaustic and Collage on Board
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Shaker Chair and Quilt, 1988
31.5" x 22.5"
Encaustic, Collage on Paper
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine
Museum Purchase, George Otis Hamlin Fund

Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Ancient Alphabets, 1990
17.5" x 22"
Encaustic and Collage on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

The Bridge in Falmouth, 1990s
9" x 12"
Pen and Ink with Sepia Wash on Paper
Collection of the artist

Studio Window, Falsmouth, Maine, 1991
15" x 11.25"
Charcoal on Paper
Collection of the artist

Apple Trees Near Ledge (Payson Estate), 1995
10" x 7.5"
Graphite on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center

Echoes: Let the Church Roll On, 1996
24" x 19"
Collage, Watercolor, Crayon on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

White Birches and Pines
(Through the Studio Window)
, 1996
29" x 22"
Gouache and Egg Tempera on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Saddleback Mountain and Lake Wesserunsett,
Maine, Near Madison
, 1998
7" x 5"
Pen and Ink on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center
Scans supplied by Pomegranate Communication, Inc.

Kabuki Dancers, 1999
30" x 22.5"
Collage and Mixed Media on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

The Green Chair, 2004
6.75" x 5.75"
Mixed Media and Collage on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Angel of Peace, 2005
30" x 22"
Collage and Mixed Media on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Landscape with Sunset, 2005
23" x 22"
Collage and Mixed Media on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

The Garden, 2005
10" x 8"
Collage and Encaustic on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

The Organ #2, 2005
30" x 22"
Gouache on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Thelma Festival II, 2010
13.5" Diameter
Woodcut and Monoprint
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Blue Pine Tree, 2007
30" x 20"
Gouache on Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Broken Chair, 2009-2010
16" x 12"
Acrylic, Collage, Encaustic on Synthetic Vellum
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Bird Man, I, 2009
16" x 12"
Woodcut
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York

Self Portrait, Dan, n.d.
10.5" x 7.5"
Graphite on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center,
Permanent Loan from David C. Driskell

Snow/Pines, n.d.
8.5" x 6"
Ink on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center

Untitled (Cake Carrier), n.d.
9" x 7.5"
Felt on Paper
Collection of the David C. Driskell Center

Untitled, n.d.
10" x 7.5"
Mixed Media on Construction Paper
Courtesy of the Artist and DC Moore Gallery, New York



Sketchbooks

Strathmore Sketchbook from Nigeria, 1969-1970
8" x 6"
Spiral Bound Sketch Tablet
Collection of the artist

The Yaddo Sketchbook, 1980
13.5" x 10.5"
Hardbound Folio
Collection of the artist

The Garden Book at Maryland and Maine,
Beginning May 15, 1998, Hyattsville
, 1998 Forward
11" x 9"
Hardbound Folio
Collection of the artist

China Journal, October 28 - November 13, 2008, 2008
13" x 10"
Handmade, Ribbon-bound Accordion Folio
Collection of the artist