David Glines Biography

David Glines




Born in Belmond, Iowa, on May 12, 1931 David E. Glines was a California artist who distinguished himself in woodcut printmaking. He lived primarily in Los Angeles. After serving in the U.S Army during the Korean War, he received a master's degree in art from UCLA in 1958, studying chiefly with noted printmaker John Paul Jones.

Glines' prints are [included in the collections of] the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Library of Congress, and various University collections. His works won purchase prizes and awards in many exhibitions such as Boston Printmakers, Philadelphia Print Club, California Society of Etchers, and the California State Fair.

Focusing primarily on woodcuts, Glines' work was diverse, including still life, portraits, and landscapes, which he produced from the late 1950s through about 2010.  He made several trips to Japan and was inspired by Ukiyo-e art.
Glines also taught printmaking,drawing, and painting at UCLA and then UCLA Extension for many years.

David Glines died in Los Angeles on January 29, 2014.

Partially excerpted from AskArt.com by Carole Glines, daughter of the artist