David Phelps is active/lives in Oklahoma, California. David Phelps is known for large-scale public sculpture, figure.
Biography David Phelps
David Phelps success as a sculptor may be attributed to his clarity of purpose, which is evident not only in his contemporary work, but also in the fact that his subject matter emerged early on. The family farm on which David Phelps grew up is located on Roberts Island, part of the Delta in the Central Valley of California. His first eight grades of school were spent in the same classroom with the same teacher with all eight grades being taught at the same time. The farmyard was an ancient burial ground and from a very young age his spirituality was rooted in the dirt of the farm. He remembers a constant worry about drought. And then when it rained, everyone worried about high water. This constant ebb and flow of the environment affected th
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