David Novros

David Novros studied fine arts at the University of California and shortly after graduating in 1963, left on an overseas trip to Europe. He returned to the United States in 1964 and moved to New York. In 1966 he had his first solo exhibition at the Park Place Gallery, New York City. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, he exhibited regularly with Bykert Gallery, New York, and also participated in a number of significant group exhibitions, including Systemic Painting at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (1966); A Romantic Minimalism at the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (1967); and Modular Painting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1970). Since 1970 Novros’ main interest has been in fresco painting. That year artist Donald Judd commissioned Novros to paint a huge fresco for his New York studio, and a number of fresco commissions followed, notably for the offices of the United Gas Pipeline Company in Houston, Texas (1975); for the lobby of the Gooch Auditorium at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dallas, Texas (1977); the Newark Pennsylvania Station (1983-84); and the Old Federal Court House, Miami, Florida (1984). Novros lives in New York and works on architectural commissions throughout the United States.