About David B. Ball

David Ball originates from Coventry, England, having attended the Coventry College of Art, studying illustration and graphic design.  He immigrated to Canada in 1978 where he has continued to develop his artistic and creative styles.  

 

David has worked with most mediums but prefers to use pastels.  

 

In 1981 he moved to Fort McMurray as a graphic illustrator for an oil sands company.  

David has not settled into a particular niche but enjoys painting a wide variety of subjects including landscape, marine, wildlife, city scape and portraits.  Since retiring, his art focuses more on the local landscapes featuring the river and river valleys in Wood Buffalo, as well as the mountain parks near Banff.