|Biography from Papillon Gallery:|
|American painter and sculptor, David Segel studied at the Carnegie
Institute in Pittsburgh, Lynchburg College in Virginia, The Institute
of Design in Chicago, and the Art Institute of Chicago. Segel
then moved to Paris to work and teach, and began what would be a
His work has been shown in galleries from
Paris, France, to Los Angeles, California, including the Whitney Museum
in New York City. Segal also exhibited at the Pennsylvania
Academy of Fine Art.
Segel worked with a variety of mediums including, oils, bronze and wood sculptures, and dramatic sketches.
work is represented in the permanent collection of the Whitney
Museum. His awards include the First Carnegie Prize and the
Hallmark International Art Award.
His solo exhibition of
painting and sculpture include: Lynchburg, VA; Galerie Ariel, Paris;
Galerie Maight, Paris; Van-Dieman Lilienfeld Gallery, New York; Palmer
House Galleries, Chicago (multiple exhibitions); 333 Gallery, Chicago;
Darbe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Sculpture Gardens, Venice, CA;
Creative Arts/Center, Burbank, CA; Santa Monica Public Library; White
Meadows Gallery, West Hills, CA.
Segal also participated in
many group exhibitions, including: the Whitney Museum, NY; Associated
Artists of Pittsburgh, PA (awarded First Carnegie Prize); Galerie
Jeanne Bucher, Paris; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Hallmark
International Art Award (awarded prize); Butler Art Institute,
Youngstown, OH; Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA; Art
Institute of Chicago; Brand Art Galleries, Glendale, CA; Golden State
Sculptors Assoc., Agoura, CA (1st prize-figurative realism, ’94); GSSA
Joslyn Fine Arts Gallery, Torrance, CA (3rd prize, ’97); Watercolor
West, City of Brea Gallery, CA (Juror’s Award, ’92); Tubac Center of
Arts, Tubac, AZ; Ocean House Senior Exhibit, Conejo Valley Artwalk,
Thousand Oaks, CA (2nd Prize-sculpture, ’94); Los Angeles Art
Association, CA; American West Coast Censorship Competition,
Sacramento, CA; Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA; Long Beach Arts,
Long Beach, CA.
David Segel died in Venice, California, in 2005 at the age of 84.
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