David Addison Pickel is a North Carolina painter who signs his paintings using his middle name. Addison is a sportsman who finds his artistic inspiration in the great outdoors.
Addison paints from sketches and photographs he gathers while traveling and has painted scenes from New Zealand, Italy, and Scotland in addition to Canada and the United States. Addison’s paintings timelessly capture the serenity of these calming scenes.
Trained in visual arts and photography as an undergraduate at the University of Alaska, Addison received a BA in 1978. Later he studied fine art and design at Ohio University receiving a Master of Science in Journalism in 1983. Addison’s paintings are held in private collections in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.