C 801-557-7268 

 dave@davemalone.com

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Statement, March 2016

 

My process takes shape as I work on as many as 40 or 50 pieces at a time. My studio space affords me this option of addressing individual pieces, as well as advancing the larger body of work simultaneously. As such, the whole takes on a living persona that continually transforms and grows and expands as the pieces play off one another.

  

When I first enter the studio, I typically don’t touch or engage the work for an hour so; rather I study, contemplate, review, and visualize courses of action. Although it’s rare, there are times I simply walk out the door without touching a piece. When I do engage, as stated above, I evolve single pieces not only in terms of their unique characteristics, but also in terms of their more holistic dynamic within the whole of works that surrounds them.

Bio

 

I’m a multimedia artist working with paint, canvas, paper, wood, stone, steel and various reclaimed materials. I paint, draw, assemble, and construct in both 2-D and 3-D. My family, Jade Clement, and our two daughters Isla (4) and Ruby (1) currently reside in Salt Lake City, Utah. When we're not attending to the details of city and family life, we can usually be found on the rivers of Idaho or Montana – fishing, hiking camping and taking in fresh air.

 

I was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on March 28, 1964 and was raised in Hailey, Idaho. After briefly attending Boise State University from 1982 to 1984, I transferred to the University of Utah in 1985 where I studied fine arts, illustration and graphic design. In 1991 I co-founded the firm Huddleston Malone Design, a graphic design, branding and marketing group, where I was creative director and a managing partner until 2002. From 1996 to 1998, I was the President of the American Institute of Graphic Design (AIGA), Salt Lake City Chapter. During my tenure at HMD, I was published in Communication Arts, Step-by-Step Graphics, HOW Design, and “Graphis” Design. In addition, I received numerous industry awards including those from the Utah Advertising Federation and the AIGA. In 2002 I shifted my focus to fine arts, specifically painting and sculpting. I have been producing art consistently since 2002, as well as supervising ongoing branding campaigns for various corporate accounts. My first solo exhibition was at the Phillips Gallery in 2007, and in 2009 I was featured in New American Paintings.

Chronology

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016                   Weber County Library, Southwest Branch, Roy, Utah

2016                   Phillips Gallery, “New Work” Salt Lake City, Utah

2014                   Phillips Gallery, “Poured” Salt Lake City, Utah

2011                   Phillips Gallery, “New Work” Salt Lake City, Utah

2008                   Anne Reed Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho

2007                   Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

                 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2018                   Merritt Gallery, Baltimore, Mariland

2017-2018          Prior Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia

2010-2018          Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2009                   Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2008                   Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2007                   Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

                           “The Presidents Art Show”, Salt Lake City, Utah (juried)

2005                   University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

2004                   Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

2003                   Juniper Sky Gallery, St George, Utah

2002                   Rio Grand Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

 

Selected Awards + Publications

 

2014                   15 Bytes Magazine

2009                   New American Paintings #84

2008-2001          HOW Design

1996-1998          “Graphis” Design

1996-2001          Utah Advertising Federation               

1994-1996          Communication Arts

1993-1995          Step-by-Step Graphics

1988-2001          Print Regional Design

 

Professional Experience

 

2007-2016          Painting / Sculpture / Creative Director (Various Clients)

2005-2006          Creative Director, Brand Development, Power Music / Podfitness Inc.

2003-2004          Creative Director, Brand Development, 3form Inc.

2002-2004          Painting / Sculpture: Independent Study

1996-1998          President, (AIGA) American Institute of Graphic Arts, Salt Lake City Chapter

1991-2002          Founding Partner / Creative Director: Huddleston Malone Design

1988                   Independent Graphic Designer / Illustrator

 

Selected Collection

 

AIP Capital Corp.

Catholic Community Services

Fidelity Investments

Infinite Scale Design Group

Juniper Sky Sculpture Garden

Questar Gas

Salt Lake Community College

Stoel Reives

Trio Restaurant

University of Utah Legal Council

Weber County Libraries

Deer Valley Resort Spa

 

Education

 

2005-2006          University of Utah: Sculpture

1985-1988          University of Utah:  Painting / Drawing / Graphic Design / Illustration

1983-1984          Boise State University: Painting / Drawing / Graphic Design

 

Representation: 

Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

http://www.phillips-gallery.com

801-364-8284

Pryor Fine Art, Atlanta GA

http://www.pryorfineart.com

404-352-8775

Merritt Gallery, Baltimore MA,

https://www.merrittgallery.com

410-484-8900