David Marshak

“David’s painting of “Paterson Inlet” keeps me in touch daily with the magnificent Arctic and his adept interpretation of all the beautiful aspects of the North. It enriches our lives, and keeps memories more vivid of our travels in those regions.”  Claire Molson


David Marshak is a Canadian artist and painter known for his lush landscapes, richly detailed urban images, and meditative skyscapes. Born in Toronto, Ontario in 1970, he attended The Ontario College of Art where he met several members of the artist’s collective DRAWNONWARD. They spent 1992 living and painting together in Florence, Italy, and have been traveling, working and showing together ever since. David has also had successful solo shows in St. John’s, Toronto and Vancouver.

David’s art has been added to many corporate and private collections including Scotia Capital Markets, the Molson’s, Eaton’s, and the Weston family. David’s paintings have also been purchased by Canadian musical giants Gord Downey, Sarah Harmer, Ed Robertson, Hayden and Don Ross, as well as media personalities including Shelagh Rogers , Laurie Brown , Terry O’Reilly and Paul Kennedy of CBC.

He currently lives and paints in Kimberley, Ontario with his artist/photographer wife Sarah Tacoma, their three children, and a border collie named Timppa.