David Dossett is a native of Kingston, Ontario, Canada and has been painting for many years, although 2006 was the first year that he has displayed and sold his work.
David enjoys working in pen and watercolour and oils. In the past he worked on landscapes and familiar landmarks, as well as his "historic" views of Kingston. He also focuses on pictures of his children and his family enjoying the outdoors in the winter and the summer.
David has work on display at the Waiting Room Gallery at the Hotel Dieu Hospital and in the new Robert Macklin Gallery in Kingston. "Houses in Sydenham Ward" won the Hilary Scanlon Award at the 2009 Kingston Juried Arts Salon.
David was chosen to be a soldier and a war artist for the Galafilm/CBC production The Great War/La Grande Guerre that aired April 2007. He was living in a trench and a tent in a field south of Montréal, painting war scenes. One of his works, Le 22e Régiment à Courcelette (1916) is in the Vandoo Museum in Québec City. In Fall 2007 he went to Calgary to be a soldier in the $20 million movie Passchendaele, directed by and starring Paul Gross (Due South, Men with Brooms). The movie opened the Toronto international Film Festival, and was in Theatres October 2008. He has also been in other TV and film projects including a commercial for Ask.com, television pilots The Soul Collector and Strafe, Rich Bride Poor Bride, Urban Legends, Underworld Gangs III and a behind-the-scenes documentary The Road to Passchendaele.
You can visit him on the Web at www.daviddossett.com