Early in his childhood, David Mensing began to develop a deep appreciation for open landscapes and wild places. He grew up in Iowa, surrounded by wide prairies and carefully groomed cornfields. He recalls that the people of Iowa recognized the sustenance they received from the land, and respect for the land was foundational in the culture. Mensing’s ambition is to know and share that beauty through his work. For him, it is a thrill simply to be in natural places, and it is even more thrilling to capture the experience as a work of art. Striving to contain any moment brings wonderful assurance that the experience is too profound to ever really be contained.  Click here to read Full Biography.

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