Courtesy David Spear
Columbia artist David Spear’s work has been compared to famous Missouri regionalist Thomas Hart Benton’s style.
David says other artists like Pieter Bruegel the Elder also inspire him. His work imitates those artists from the Regionalist Era who fill the gap between abstract art and realism.
David’s interest in art started when he was about twelve. It wasn’t until he attended the University of Missouri at St. Louis that he was able to express himself in his first exhibit. His success at Columbia allowed him to open his own studio, Alleyway Arts, downtown eight years ago. This success came through his exposure in local exhibits and at Columbia’s Addison’s and Sophia’s restaurants.
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