David Wander is an artist who works in many media including, pastel, watercolor, collage, acrylic, oil on canvas, metal, and woodcarving, He has worked extensively as a landscape painter, travelling throughout the world for his subject matter. His landscapes have been collected by the United States State Department, corporations, and many private collectors. He worked as a printmaker for many years in etching silkscreen and lithography.
In 1985, Wander completed a four-year project to create and design a Haggadah in memory of the Holocaust.. A fine art limited edition of this project was printed under Wander's supervision at the Burston Graphic Center in Jerusalem. This work was shown at a one man show at the Yad Vashem Museum in Jerusalem. The Haggadah was later republished in German and Hebrew through Humbolt University in Berlin and shown in Berlin in 2010.
For the past twenty years, Wander has worked extensively with biblical texts, reimagining them in a visual context.using an accordian book format, Working with his study partner, Professor David Kraemer of Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City, Wander has completed the five megillot. He has also completed Sefer Yonah; The Story of Joseph (in a series of lithographs); The Story of King David, (in five books); and many other biblical texts. His biblical work has been widely shown in museums and religious spaces throughout the United States and Israel.
Wander is currently workig on a series of abstract rice paper acrylic paintings.