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Welcome to the website of David Kilpatrick

On this site you will find works of Art created by me. I am a painter in acrylics and I have been painting since 1986. I am also an occasional carver of soapstone. I am married with two children. I tend to paint character studies of subjects in which I strive to create compositions, whether they be human or animal that convey a particular emotion or an identifiable character trait of the subject. In the last two years I have started to paint subjects of a more metaphysical or spiritual nature. My style is mainly realistic with a touch of abstraction, particularly in the background, or with a bit of fantasy. My main emphasis while painting is creating a subtle transition between color tones, often adjusting or adding a temperature change in the small area of transition. This aspect of transitional change, I feel, allows my paintings to have a vivid glow and uniqueness to them. I hope you enjoy viewing the artwork as much as I did creating it. Thank you for showing an interest in this site.

 

 

On Display at Expressions Art Gallery_ Valley Fair Mall, 228 Lougheed hwy_ Harpy Eagle, Bison Dawn, Focus on Tradition, Feeling The Heat In Dreamland and the sculpture Oracle at Delphi and Buffalo Dancer

Arts Alive 2017  August 19,  from 10-5 Fraser Hwy. east of 204th Langley.

Lab Art Show, Chinese Cultural Centre Oct. 6,7.   6pm-12am,  50 E Pender St.

Cloverdale Street Market    May 27, June 24, Sept. 16 10-4pm 56th Ave.

Harrison Art Festival July 8,9 15, 16  

November 18. demonstration @ Opus Langley 11- 12:30 and 1:30- 3

Metamorphosis-30x40_acrylic_6/2017 Imagine breaking free from a cocoon and learning to fly for the first time. In essence humanity has been imprisoned in a cocoon of negative programming that influences our thoughts and how we view our reality. Since we are our thoughts we create this reality/illusion as we have been programmed to believe. But through the power of positive thinking we can overcome the negative programming and create a reality of unity consciousness where we are all one and filled we love, peace, and acceptance for all life including ourselves. then we can break free of our cocoons and fly, like we were meant to.

"Pte San Win" _ 22x28_acrylic_7/2017 The beautiful, mystical, earth spirit of the Lacota was the inspiration for this painting. Pte San Win (White Buffalo Calf Woman) brought the Lacota their sacred pipe and the ceremonies that were used in their spiritual culture.

Questions or Purchases

If you are interested in purchasing artwork, or have any questions, you can contact me at the address below. If interested you will be required to provide me with  1) a photo copy of a government issued photo iD.   2) A recent copy of a utility bill with your name and address and the utility company's name clearly legible.   3)  payment is by certified check , ONLY, and must be from a bank within your place of residence.  4) a photo copy of your signature and your name printed clearly underneath. 5) I will take care of shipping costs and I accept checks in the amount agreed to.  Unfortunately these measures are necessary as Fine Artists seem to be a favorite target of SCAM Artists. Since I cannot tell the difference between the honest and dishonest via email, there are no acceptions to the above conditions, unless I know you personally.  Thank You for your understanding of these nesecary measures.

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