(b.1947 - Cleveland, Ohio) Painter David Buttram pursues the ever-changing character of the inner-city through his paintings. Inspired by the styles of Van Gogh, Rembrandt, many of the Impressionist, and the works of the Ashcan school; Buttram seeks to create images of natural and man made objects, through various combinations of light, shadow, reflections, and color; which reveal a range of human emotions and moods. Buttram expects the viewer to be able to explore evidence of toil and strife, beauty and peace.
Buttram is a graduate of The Cooper School of Art, The Cleveland Institute of Art, and Kent State University. Buttram has exhibited throughout at Karamu House, Cleveland; the Kettering Government Center, Kettering; the Cleveland Institute of Art; The Cleveland State Art Gallery; the Mansfield Arts Center, Mansfield. He has also shown on multiple occasions at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.
Buttram, a former U.S. Marine Vietnam Veteran, also lives in Cleveland;
Retired art educator,
Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
The Scientific Deduction
Detroit Superior Bridge
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