1944 – Born on June 9th in Appleton, Minnesota. Canadian-American painter.
– Bierk was one of the first artists to adopt appropriation as a legitimate means to art-making.
1971 – He immigrated to Peterborough, Ontario.
1974 – David Bierk was a founding member and the Director of Peterborough’s Artspace.
1994 – Published his memoir, In the Absence of Paradise: The Art of David Bierk, Art Gallery of Peterborough, by Tellem Press, Ottawa.
2002 – Died on August 28th in Peterborough, Ontario.