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Born in 1984, Dave Swensen works in a variety of mediums including sound, video, sculpture and installation. Dave’s work explores the layering and placement of construction and industrial materials while emphasizing the principles of both modern and contemporary design. Working with precision he creates a narrative using a minimal aesthetic that at times allows parts to become interchangeable or be reconfigured entirely. This flexibility in his work allows him to push his materials to their maximum potential.
Dave has taken part in numerous solo exhibitions locally and abroad including: Things That Pass (2011) in Tauranga, New Zealand | The Rising Tide (2013) in Anchorage, Alaska | New Video (2013) in Chicago, Illinois | Fountains (2017) in San Antonio, Texas where he participated in the artist residency program at Hello Studio Gallery. Dave Swensen currently lives and works in Des Moines, Iowa.