David Eugene Glines Biography

David Eugene Glines




David Eugene Glines, printmaker, painter, and teacher, was born to Eugene and Alice Glines in Belmond, Iowa on 12 May 1931. By 1940, the Glines family had relocated to Los Angeles, California and Glines studied at Santa Monica College. In 1956, he married Corinne Anderson in Los Angeles. He continued his studies at UCLA under the influential teacher, John Paul Jones, and his earned his M.F.A. from UCLA in 1958. Glines joined the faculty at UCLA and taught printmaking, drawing, and painting. He also taught classes through the UCLA Extension for many years.

As a printmaker, Glines worked in the media of etching and woodcut. His subjects were diverse, including still life, portraiture, and landscape. He traveled to Japan several times and drew inspiration from Ukiyo-e art. He was active as an artist until 2010.

Glines exhibited with the Boston Printmakers, the California Society of Etchers, the Philadelphia Print Club, and the California State Fair. His work is represented in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, University of California Los Angeles; the Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, California; the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

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