(1942 - 2014)
David A. Melby was active/lived in Kansas. David Melby is known for landscape painting, art education.
Biography David Melby
David A. Melby was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1942. He attended the Kansas City Art Institute, earned a BFA from Wichita State Univ. and a MFA from the Univ. of Nebraska and has taken additional studies at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel, Mexico. Taught at Iowa State Univ., the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Kansas City Art Institute, Rockhurst College, the United States Federal Penitentiary and Saint Mary's College (Kansas). Lived in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1989.
Exhibitions: Western Illinois Univ.; Sioux City Art Center; Mitchell Museum; Joslyn Art Museum; Nelson-Atkins Museum; Des Moines Art Center; Wichita Art Museum; Gwend Jay Gallery, Chicago, 1989; Sandzén Museum, 2005.
Awards: Artist-in-Residence, Kansas Ar
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Public Library. Kansas Artists List. (Mar. 11, 1988).; Wichita Art Museum’s Library Artists’ Files.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.