David Estey is an award-winning painter/printmaker in Belfast, Maine.
has lived, taught, and exhibited around Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Charlotte, NC; and mid-coast Maine.
work includes paintings and prints in a wide variety of styles and media, as well as an abundance of strong, expressive figure drawings in charcoal.
"My work often involves abstracted images that I want to be aesthetically dramatic from afar and equally compelling up close," Estey
"In this exhibit, I'm exploring new forms of things that are personally meaningful.
I expect they will also speak to the discerning few."
Estey was born in Fort Fairfield, Maine.
He has a BFA degree in painting from Rhode Island school of Design and a MSA degree in public administration from George Washington University.
studied painting a year in Rome, Italy, extensively at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
, at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
, and at many other places.
After illustrating for the U.S. Army
and a career in public affairs with IRS
in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, and retirement in Charlotte, NC, he
returned with his
wife Karen to live and work in their newly renovated home/studio at 16 Pierce Street in Belfast.
He is on the Board of Directors and teaches at Waterfall Arts.