David Aylsworth

Artadia Awardee

David Aylsworth (born 1966, Tiffin, OH) lives and works in Houston. He earned a BFA from Kent State University, Ohio, in 1989, and he was an artist resident at the Core Program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from 1989-1991. Aylsworth’s paintings are included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Dallas Museum of Art; the El Paso Museum of Art; and the Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi. His recent solo exhibitions include The Art Museum of Southeast Texas and Inman Gallery (2016); David Aylsworth, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY (2014); Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas (2013); The Reverses Wiped Away, Inman Gallery (2012); and Fugue for Tinhorns Sound Like Frère Jacques, Ellen Noël Art Museum of the Permian Basin, Odessa (2008). In 2011, his paintings were included in the group exhibition Working in the Abstract: Rethinking the Literal, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.