August 2, 2016 - September 6, 2016
Sunset skies and clouds are a subject Dave Pressler never gets tired of painting. Adding robots to the mix makes it even better. In addition to the bold color palette, he likes the added challenge of rendering clouds and light in a greyscale graphite medium. The added comedy of robots dealing with their flying rocket contraptions also reflects the frustration of man dealing with machines.
“Robots are my favorite subjects because I suck at drawing people,” says Pressler.
Dave Pressler is a Los Angeles based artist and character designer who has used sculpture and illustration to fuse two of his primary passions: fine art and the world of pop entertainment. In the past 20 years he has designed characters and worlds for a variety of kids entertainment companies. Most recently Dave has dove in to the universe of TV animation. Co-creating and designing the Emmy Nominated Robot And Monster a new animated series that is currently airing on Nickelodeon. In addition to his media projects, Pressler is an accomplished painter and sculptor whose work shows in galleries all around Los Angeles and the world.
The show runs until September 5, 2016 at HQ Gallery, located at 135 W Pacific in Telluride, Colorado. Open daily from 12-6pm or by appointment.