David DiMichele

David DiMichele

A California native, David DiMichele(1954) attended the University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Santa Cruz; and California State University, Long Beach. In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship. His solo projects have been exhibited in New York and Los Angeles, and he has been included in group exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin; the Laguna Art Museum; the Haggerty Art Museum, Milwaukee; Irvine Fine Art Center; and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, among others.

His Pseudodocumentation series of large scale photographs combines aspects of drawing, painting, sculpture, installation and photography into a unique art form that brings post-studio concepts full circle.


A recipient of the City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship, he currently lives in Altadena, just north of Los Angeles, where he is inspired by the nearby forests of the San Gabriel Mountains. 


Works by David DiMichele are part of the Hudson Bay Company Global Art Collection, New York. 


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Interview David DiMichele by Gary Weber

Gary Weber interviewed David DiMichele in his studio for Art and Cake, a contemporary art magazine with a focus on the Los Angeles Art Scene

The journey to discover one’s vision as an artist can be a long road. There are many paths that lead one to a specific moment when all of the tendrils of thought and feeling coalesce into a clear idea: an idea that allows one to move freely, both focused and open: a space where one’s vision can grow and develop into a new language.

David DiMichele is an artist who has worked in many forms and has found a way to meld them into a fascinating synthesis of sculpture, painting, installation, architecture and photography. They exist in a conceptual space that is both psychologically compelling and express a poetic love affair with art history.

Read the full interview here:

Part 1

Part 2