Gallery Opening – David Belcourt
David Belcourt, is Calgary based artist, who’s work is rooted in graffiti, exploring the many facets of this global phenomenon. Recently, his art has focused on urban spaces and the relationships between the natural and man-made worlds. In addition, his work has also been looking at identity within graffiti, both individually, as well as, collectively. His work uses a range of mediums, from oil painting to acrylic, spray paint, installation and assemblage. David graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art, from the University of Calgary, majoring in painting ands drawing. Since then has worked professionally as an artist, with a career that has been diverse.This includes working sixteen years in the film industry. There, he was in charge of scenic artists in the creation of sets for movies, television and stage. David has also taught art for several years at Foundations for the Future Charter Academy. His work has appeared in both solo and group exhibitions and is in collections across Canada, as well as, internationally. His career continues to grow, with a few exhibitions scheduled for 2022, through his continued commitment with graffiti and experimentation of materials and always challenging how we view and accept graffiti as an art form.