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David Art

When David Ambarzumjan joined our collective, he was straight away our youngest member having only just turned 18 but already had an impressive body of work behind him. From Munich, Germany his style is hard to pin down as he tries his hand at just about every style & medium, he can, but it's in painting, whether that be with watercolours or oils, that he’s done his most impressive work.

“I vaguely remember the day I painted a family of penguins on a small canvas with acrylics for the first time. I recall being so proud of the finished piece and wanting to create more.” – David Ambarzumjan

With themes of nature & the cosmos featuring prominently throughout his work it comes as little surprise that David see’s the idea underpinning his art as “depicting the wonders of the universe in a surrealistic way”. Still only 20, David continues to perfect his style and create amazing artwork along the way.

Meet the Artist

In their own words...

Q: “Who are your inspirations, not just artists?”

A: “To name a few artists, Salvador Dalí and René Magritte inspire me to think outside the box, M.C. Esher and Rob Gonsalves motivate me to create something that makes people look twice. But there are so many more artists that inspire me daily.

Besides that, I love wildlife and nature documentaries and David Attenborough is such an inspiring narrator and person in general. There is something about his voice that makes you feel for everything that you see in a special way.”

Q: “Do you have a favourite spot to work in?”

A: “There is a desk filled with art materials with an easel on top of it in the corner of my bedroom. This is where everything happens, and I wouldn’t want it any other way.”

Q: “What's your favourite part of working with this medium [watercolours]?”

A: “The struggle with watercolors is that you can’t control them that well, just like a wild animal that you have to tame. On the plus side, you never know what you’re getting yourself into and this allows for intriguing and impulsive movements on the paper.”  

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