David Mensing grew up in Iowa, surrounded by wide prairies and carefully
groomed cornfields. His love of wild places was cultivated by family camping,
backpacking and biking trips. When he moved to The West as a young man, he was
captivated by its raw beauty.
For David, each painting is a statement – every aspect of the presentation is
important. His architectural background contributes to his compelling designs. He
is careful to select a title for each painting that reflects the character and spiritual
basis of the work.
Dave has also worked professionally as an Architect and a Camp Director. He has
been certified as a white-water rafting guide and at one time was a talented Pole
David lives in Sisters, Oregon with his wife and their three children. David
Mensing earnestly confesses Jesus Christ as Lord.
David Mensing’s paintings are featured in collections and exhibitions across the nation
and around the globe. Numerous periodicals have featured his work with cover images
and feature articles, including American Art Collector, Southwest Art and Western Art
Collector. Recent national awards include Southwest Art’s ‘Award of Excellence’ in
Icons of the West and Art and Soul: ‘Professional Juror / Best of Show.’
As you enjoy David Mensing’s paintings, you will encounter his deepest passion.