David Ericson Fine Art was established in October 1978, specializing in Utah painting and sculpture. David has always emphasized the importance of building collections. He has been heavily involved in consulting for various artists and multiple art committees, including: Governor’s Mansion Foundation Board, Salt Lake County Art Advisory Board, Utah Arts Council Collection Committee, LDS Church Art Committee, University of Utah Special Exhibitions Committee and several others.
David has appraised a myriad of important collections throughout the country from personal estates to various institutions in the inter-mountain west. He continues to research early Utah artists and Utah’s unique pioneer art history. He has handled the estates of: A.B. Wright, Mabel Frazer, James T. Harwood, Edwin Evans, Clyde Squires, Dan Weggeland and George Martin Ottinger, Jack Sears, Clyde Cornick, Howell Rosenbaum and regularly sold a whole range of early Utah works by John Hafen, C.C.A. Christensen, Waldo Midgley, LeConte Stewart, Lee Greene Richards, John Tullidge, Harry Squires, William Parkinson, Maynard Dixon and many others. He has also extended the breadth of his knowledge and collection to include a blend of contemporary Utah artists such as: Brian Kershisnik, Edie Roberson, G. Russell Case, Michael Workman, Lee Bennion among others.