David Garneau was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta and graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting and drawing and a Master of Arts in English literature. Garneau taught at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary for five years before moving to Regina, Saskatchewan to assume a position as an Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Regina in 1999. His work focuses on painting, drawing, curation and critical writing. He often engages issues of nature, history, masculinity and contemporary Aboriginal identity1.
The pieces "Red River: 1870s (beaded map)" and "Centered (Buffalo Skull)" are located in the Stairwell and the 1st Floor of the Murray Library