David Klamen is a contemporary painter and academic. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana in 1983 and his Master of Fine Arts in Painting at the School of the Art Institute Chicago in 1985. Klamen is currently a Professor of Fine Arts at Indiana University Northwest. He lives and works in Chicago.
Klamen is represented in the following collections: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; and the Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, Wisconsin.