The son of a professional writer and amateur artist, David Mann was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and raised in a creative environment, accompanying his father to art shows, museums and on painting expeditions. His father’s love of history and Western lore were imprinted on Mann as he developed a strong interest in Indian cultures and Western art. A unifying thread of focus throughout Mann’s life has been his interest in Native Americans, horses, and art. As a child, he
"The Thunderbird Shield"
36" x 24" oil