David Simpson (artist)

David Simpson (born 1928) is an American abstract painter who lives and works in Berkeley, California. In 1956 Simpson graduated from the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute) with a BFA; and in 1958 he earned an MFA, from the San Francisco State College. Since 1958 Simpson has had higher than 70 solo exhibitions of his paintings in galleries and museums worldwide. His paintings have been included in hundreds of outfit exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe. During the beforehand 1960s Simpson was included in two seminal charity exhibitions: Americans 1963 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York curated by Dorothy Canning Miller and Post-Painterly Abstraction curated by Clement Greenberg in 1964; that traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art the Walker Art Center and the Art Gallery of Toronto.

Simpson is an artist and teacher whose deed is joined with the minimalist, monochrome, and color pitch movements.

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