David Farrell: Artist & Architect

David Farrell is a notable architect and artist in Dallas, Texas. He is a native of Ft. Worth and a distinguished Architectural Alumni of Texas Tech University College of Architecture. He served as the Design Principal for 32 years at the architectural firm, Good Fulton & Farrell. Under his design leadership the firm has been credited with over 70 architectural and urban planning design awards.

David is now pursuing his architectural career within his own firm, Farrell Architects and his passion for painting through David Farrell Art. His art reflects a unique architectural approach to painting and composition. He finds inspiration in familiar machines, darkness in figurative work and an appreciation for authentic Texas landscapes.

David’s Dallas studio is also a wood and metal shop where he builds his own painting frames and furniture.  From the studio he periodically teaches introductory welding classes covering he basics of acetylene gas, arc and MIG welding.

David, his wife, two sons and both Australian Shepherds are all native Texans.

You can contact David at david@farrellarchitects.com for any painting or architectural needs.

Artist Resume

Education
BA, Texas Tech College or Architecture,  1979
Creative Arts Center, Welding, 1995

Honors and Awards
Dallas AIA, Ken Roberts Delineation Competition
Merit Award 1980, 1986, 1988
Dallas business Council of Arts-OMOT
Acrylic Category Best of Show, 2012, 2013, 2014

Publications and Exhibitions
Architectural Delineation, First Edition Davis, Watkins: 2000
Architectural Delineation, Second Edition Davis, Watkins: 2001
Lubbock Art Gallery, Lubbock, 2010
Ellie Gallery, Dallas, 2012