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David Wiseman

American, b. 1981

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David Wiseman

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American, b. 1981

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Biography

For Los Angeles-based designer David Wiseman, design is a way of “investigating ways of bringing nature indoors.” The Rhode Island Institute of Design graduate finds inspiration in the beauty of the natural world—flowers, crystals, insects, branches, and glaciers—forms he transforms into ceramics, lighting, installations, and decorative objects with painstaking craft. He began his career creating vases and other small objects, but recently his work has veered towards the monumental with large-scale installations in the conspicuously fragile medium of ceramic, including a 35-foot-tall tree for the West Hollywood Library, and more than 500 handmade porcelain lily-of-the-valley blossoms for the Christian Dior flagship in Shanghai. His work was included in the 2007 National Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City.

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For Los Angeles-based designer David Wiseman, design is a way of “investigating ways of bringing nature indoors.” The Rhode Island Institute of Design graduate finds inspiration in the beauty of the natural world—flowers, crystals, insects, branches, and glaciers—forms he transforms into ceramics, lighting, installations, and decorative objects with painstaking craft. He began his career creating vases and other small objects, but recently his work has veered towards the monumental with large-scale installations in the conspicuously fragile medium of ceramic, including a 35-foot-tall tree for the West Hollywood Library, and more than 500 handmade porcelain lily-of-the-valley blossoms for the Christian Dior flagship in Shanghai. His work was included in the 2007 National Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York City.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries
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David Wiseman Goes into the Wilderness of Decorative Arts
May 12th, 2015
David Wiseman Goes into the Wilderness of Decorative Arts
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