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Tobey - Alien Volcano, 60" x 48"

All visitors to this web site are invited
to an exquisite exhibition of fine art
"WET PAINT II"
Paintings by:
DAVID TOBEY
Sunday, November 9, 2014
3:00pm - 7:00 pm

52 Nob Court
New Rochelle, NY 10804

to RSVP, contact
Yvonne Wynter: Yvonne0126@aol.com
(914) 235-9813
or David: davidnmoira@gmail.com

The paintings in this exhibition were created by Tobey shortly before and following his successful New York City Solo show "Wet Paint" at Pleiades Gallery in Chelsea in April & May of this year. In painting them, Tobey carefully combines pigments, solvents and other chemicals that were formerly considered not mixable together, and achieves details and effects that could not be produced by using any accepted traditional rules of mixing paints, solvents and chemicals.

   Detail on the right, of the colored part of "Alien Volcano" above, is a sample of some of the effects Tobey achieves with his new techniques. To see more of these phenomena, join us at our reception on Sunday, November 9th, or contact David for a personal appointment.

 

DAVID TOBEY
ABOUT THE ARTIST

      David Tobey is a painter and sculptor who has had an active life-long career as a professional violinist and visual artist as well as a music & art teacher. The son of the noted historical painter Alton S. Tobey, in his early years he studied with his father and at the Art Student's League in New York and received his Master's degree in Art from the College of New Rochelle. David is an alumnus of the Juilliard School who was selected in 2004 as one of 100 of their most outstanding alumni, and he is a founding member and violinist with the Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra and he performs with many other musical groups.

      His art has been commented upon in reviews as a "synaesthetic relationship between abstraction and music . . . the connection between linear and musical rhythms" (NY Times, 3/14/04); " . . .human drama, subconscious imagery, and a playful imagination, all coalesce in paintings and sculpture" (Art in America, 9/07) and his sculpture as having " . . .a unique draftsmanly fluidity in metal, surpassing even that of [Julio] Gonzalez" (Gallery & Studio Magazine, 1/07). "Through his use of vibrant color and his innate musical talents, David stimulates his viewer's senses by allowing them to experience a psychedelic 'mind-manifesting' interpretation of his subject," said Kathleen Masterson, Curator of The White Plains Museum Gallery, where Tobey had a solo show March 30th through June 15th, 2011.

      David pursues his very active careers in both music & art in his home community of Westchester County, NY and has had more than two dozen solo and group shows of his paintings, prints & sculpture mainly in New York City galleries and in the New York tri-state area, most of which have been benefits for organizations he supports, including The American Cancer Society, The Westchester Philharmonic, The Juilliard School, The Danny Club, The Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle and others.

      Click on any of the buttons at the top or bottom of any of the main pages on this site to see many of David's ABSTRACT paintings, his POP art of musical and other subjects and his welded steel SCULPTURE.

      His résumé, artist's statement and a chronolological list of his exhibitions, awards and other things are on his ABOUT page; and photos of past exhibitions and some taken at his receptions with links to articles about him and reviews of his exhibitions are on his SHOWS page.

      News about his current shows, upcoming ones and copies of his past media releases are listed on his NEWS page. To add your name to his email or his postal mailing list, or if you have any questions or would like information on availability or prices for any of David's paintings or sculptures, just email David or call him at (914) 329-2581.

      A very abbreviated synopsis of his career as a musician can be seen on The Westchester Philharmonic Orchestra's web site here, for those who may be interested. When visiting this or any of the other links to pages noted on this site, to return to the original page just use your browser's "back" button. We hope you enjoy your visit and will come back to see more of his work again soon, as new art is added periodically, along with our posting of invitations to David's upcoming exhibition openings and other events.

      If you would like your name placed on the invitation list for any of his current or next solo exhibitions, just email David or call him at (914) 329-2581.

      Art gallery owners, art dealers or interior designers who would like to make an appointment to meet with him and to view his work currently on exhibition are also invited to contact him by phone or email.
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