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David Opdyke

Visiting Instructor


Born in post-industrial Schenectady, New York in 1969, artist David Opdyke makes artwork that explores globalization, consumerism, and civilization’s abusive relationship with the environment. His work is held in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, and The Washington Convention Center in DC. In October 2020, Monacelli Press/Phaidon published a book based on his large-scale postcard project This Land, including essays by Lawrence Weschler and Maya Wiley. He lives and works in Ridgewood, Queens.

BFA Sculpture, University of Cincinnati