In the winter of 2003 life changing events were a catalyst for David Jon Foster's deep
exploration into the world of art and his own mind. Foster is a true outsider to the
mainstream art world and is self taught. His style and techniques are all his own.
Even his medium "watercolor on canvas" is a rarity . Foster copies no one and as a
true abstractionist doesn't have a clue as to what the paintings will look like until
Foster's passion and exploration lead him to the world of creative writing, short stories
and poetry. His book "The Writing of David Jon Foster" was published in the Summer
During this same period, Foster was involved in the Smooth Jazz music scene and
while primarily using his photography to document his art collection, began
experimenting with music photography. He has been lucky enough to work with
some of the greatest musicians in Smooth Jazz.
“abstract art and creative writing” he says “gives me the extreme freedom I need to
express feelings in my mind but I am not always in control” “I’m trying to get away
from the darker undertones some of my work might portray but sometimes it seams
as if my hand paints and writes all by itself” “I don’t really understand it but It's what
Foster lives in Lodi California with his beautiful wife and kids.
The David Jon Foster - Studio Gallery is located in the heart of Lodi Appellation wine
country on the second floor of the PASOS VINEYARDS Winery.
"I never really
as I really am
because I am
what the future
has fortold for me.
As soon as I think I
have it figured out
I have already
changed to some
one I don't really
know all that well."
-David Jon Foster
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