GateHouse News Service, Sept. 21, 2010, "Mattapoisett Area Artists Association sees a bigger picture" Chris Reagle
Bridgewater,Summer 2010, vol. 20 no.2; pp 34-5; 'David Engund: A Passion for Life' Karen Booth
Bridgewater Review, December, 2009 vol.28 no.11; images inside the front and back covers The Wanderer, March, 2009, Sarah Taylor
Standard Times, Nov.3, 2008 "Sculptor tries to get inside Melville's head" Don Cuddy, staff writer
Mattapoisett Area Artists
International Sculptors Center (view portfolio)
New England Sculptors Association (view portfolio)
The Metacomet sculpture has been busy.
Most recently on May 17th East Freetown Historical Society, Dave also spoke at this meeting.
The Metacomet also made an appearance in April at a Quaker-Wampanoag meeting in East Sandwich.
Since the Melville show, Dave has been teaching a beginner chess class at Mattapoisett Public Library.
The artist is actively enjoying his time with Mattapoisett Cultural Council and the Mattapoisett Area Artists.
Here's a picture of Dave from his February interview with Sarah K. Taylor of the local weekly "The Wanderer". A comment from Sarah K. Taylor, from her article follows: "The process of making a bust involves immersing oneself into the art spiritually. Mr. Englund worked for five months on his sculpture of Melville, sometimes getting up in the middle of the night and working into the dawn. Mr. Englund's choice to use eye spaces instead of eyeballs is a very conscious one. He feels that "eyeballs block any interior in a sculpture." Leaving space allows the viewer to interpret what they see. "Some people see eyes in those recesses."