Am. 1931 - 2020
In 1953 David Driskell attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and began a lifelong relationship with the State of Maine. He and his wife Thelma purchased a home in Falmouth, Maine in the early 1960's. His works of art are in the permanent collections of the Portland Museum of Art, the Bowdoin College Museum and the the Colby College Museum, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, among many others.
For an interesting description of his life and relationship to Maine, see this article in Down East magazine.
Links to museum collections:
Untitled (Pine trees) 17 x 22.25 in. watercolor signed "Driskell So. Freeport Maine" l.l. Provenance Frost Gully Gallery a west coast collector Price on request
Pine and Moon
Oil on Masonite 1971 Not for Sale On view at the Portland Museum of Art