For Northwest artist David Repyak, art and life are all about relationship. His new show, Human Nature, which opens at the Bainbridge Library @5pm Friday January 4, explores the relationship between humans and nature.

“Struck at an early age by the beauty and power of the natural world.” David has spent this last year creating a new collection of figurative oil paintings, drawing on a lifetime of influence from the natural world and his connections to it.

David, who earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in Syracuse and his teaching certification from University of Washington, is a Montessori classroom teacher, an art teacher and artist.

David has shown his work in individual and group shows around the state, juried competitions in the Northwest and his works are included in several local collections. He finds his inspiration in collaboration with other artists, and after leading art classes in Washington elementary schools for the past decade has now also begun teaching painting to adults.

The show opens at the Bainbridge Branch of the Kitsap Regional Library as part of the First Fridays Art Walk @ 5 pm on Friday, Jan 4th, and will show through the month of January. Don’t miss it!

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