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born: June 1956, Champaign, Illinois

exhibitions: 'Five Minute God', Video Installation, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring,MD, VIAP Galerie, Heerlen, Netherlands, 'Personal Geometry', Emerson Gallery, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA , 'Monterey Rising', Anton Gallery at the Hawthorne Mansion, Monterey, CA 'Deja Vu' a new view, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA. 'Faces of the Fallen', Women's Memorial, Arlington National Cemetary, Arlington, VA. Faculty Painting Exhibition, Marymount Univ., Arlington, VA. 'Artomatic', H and 3rd St. NE, Washington, DC. 'A Language of Pattern, Mali as Medium' McLean Project for the Arts, McLean VA. 'Time Meditations' Korean Embassy Cultural Service, Wash, DC. 'Take Me to the River' MAC, Wash, DC. 'Abstract and Digital' Washington Gas HQs, Wash, DC. 'New Works' Yunnan Art Institute, Kunming, PRC. 'Infinite Interior' Anton Gallery, Wash, DC. Dakar Bienale 2000, Dakar, Senegal. 'Fishing the Stream of Conciousness', AAC, Arlington, VA. 'Tashkent Bienale 2001' Tashkent, Uzbekistan. DFA(District Fine Arts), Wash, DC.

cultural exchanges and festivals: 'Firewave', collaboration with PiT Brussel and Ashraf Fouad, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA, 'Take Me to the River', Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas'Take Me to the River' Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa, International Contemporary Festival 'Process as Space' Balchik, Bulgaria. 'Take Me to the River' Cairo, Egypt. 'Cultural Exchange' Academy of Art, Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 'Arlington Meets Aachen' Aachen, Germany. 'Continental Drift' West Africa - Washington, Wash DC. Asilah Arts Festival, Asilah, Morocco. Most Group, Alma Ata, Kazakhstan. ‘The V World Water Forum’, Tutun Deposu, Istanbul, Turkey . ‘MPAartfest’, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA

bio: David Carlson has had 17 solos exhibitions and participated in numerous group shows from 1988 to the present. His paintings, digital video and digital photographs are included in national and international collections. Since 2000, David has shown his Digital Videos in venues from Senegal, Egypt, Washington, DC, South Africa, Belgium, Turkey, Illinois and Texas. He has participated in international exchanges with artists from Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Morocco, and West Africa. Carlson has taught design, drawing and painting for 21 years at Marymount University and other local art programs including the Corcoran and EEI Communications. He continues to collaborate with international artists and in 2007 he joined with German artist, Pit Brussel and Egyptian composer, Ashraf Fouad to create the installation 'Firewave'.

for info contact: davidcarlson@starpower.net
(703) 536-5672

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