David H. Ligare is active/lives in California. David Ligare is known for mod arcadian-landscape, still life and figure painter.
Biography David Ligare
Known for his sublime landscapes of an area called Pastures of Heaven west of Salinas, California, David Ligare paints the views he sees from his studio window. Frequently he has a precise still life in the foreground, and usually his lighting suggests late afternoon when the shadows are lengthening.
Other subjects are figures, architecture, and religious themes, and some of his paintings seem surrealistic in that they have incongruous juxtapositions such as figures from classical mythology in a modern-day setting.
Ligare is a frequent visitor to Italy, especially Tuscany, where he finds much inspiration for his work.
He was raised in Los Angeles and studied at the Art Center College of Design. He dates his interest in
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