David Foxcroft’s art is surprising. With unexpected twists and turns, they provide a thoughtful and enduring visual experience. His collage pieces are intricately constructed with a variety of materials and overlapping images. Expertly executed, his paintings challenge and delight.
Born in Calgary in 1953, David Foxcroft graduated from the Alberta College of Art in Fine Arts with a major in painting in 1977.
David’s early works incorporated wood, canvas and paint to create three-dimensional pieces. Gradually over the years he began to use photography as the base medium for his collage works, creating two and three-dimensional works using photographs, paint, mediums, and many other materials some of which would be considered found objects.
David spent eight years as a sessional instructor at The Alberta College of Art and Design from 1978-1985. He currently resides in Calgary and owns and operates the Edge Art Gallery in Calgary and in Canmore.
David Foxcroft has been awarded numerous project grants from the Canada Council for the Arts and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. His work is found in private collections in Canada and abroad; including the Canada Council, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, University of Lethbridge, Alberta College of Art and Design, and Bow Valley College.