“My work attempts to present my vision of beauty through ordinary elements of the commonplace. I believe great works of art are not achieved through complicated statements, but rather simple ones, which allow painter and viewer alike to see beneath the surface, to question, and in our individual ways, to attempt an answer to the question of how we integrate our human needs with the natural world. In my pictures I attempt to feel — a sense of time and place — a moment of light, movement, and mood reflective of the world around me. In essence, my paintings reflect specific times and emotions of my life.”
His legacy continues to be made available to the public with the best of his paintings produced as limited edition prints through North Mountain Press.
David Armstrong died in August 1998, after a lengthy battle with cancer.